MATCH & INVEST
AT THE SUMMIT
MATCH & INVEST
Where start-ups and investors meet!
21 -23 September 2021
NETWORK AT THE SUMMIT
Meet and deal on the platform for African innovation and start-ups
There are three ways to meet new people and familiar faces this year
Curated “speed dating” for innovation. Like- minded and cool people that want to connect with you over a 3 min introduction.
Find and meet
Do you know who you are looking for? An investor, distributor, talented team? You can search, filter and find people based on a specific profile, interest, group or location.
For Pitching start-ups, investors and exhibitors. Close the pipeline gap and get suggestions of teams that meet your investment mandate or event objectives.
What attendees had to say in 2020
PROFILE YOUR BUSINESS
PROFILE YOUR BUSINESS AND ASK WHAT YOU WANT TO BE MATCHED WITH:
Invest or ask for capital
Offer or receive government support
Foster R&D collaboration
Explore or offer new products or markets
Offer or ask business advise and support
Seek or offer incubation
Connect with foreign markets
Foreign Trade Representatives
OUTCOMES OF MATCH & INVEST
New business linkages, investments, grants, incubation, mentoring, research and development support
Expansion through new partnerships and linkages established via the platform
Improved capacity to create linkages between players in the entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem
New markets contracts for entrepreneurs and start-ups
Increased level of collaboration and visibility amongst ecosystem players in the innovation and entrepreneurship space
New opportunities for inter-country trade
We will be opening this effective business matching platform to our community for networking all year round. This means that you can profile and showcase yourself on the platform all while engaging and connecting with others that have also showcased themselves. You can share opportunities and find opportunities.
The SA Innovation Summit is a community of start-ups, investors, hubs, freelancers, government agencies, foreign embassies, more innovators and innovation enablers. Match & Invest makes sure they are matched and create valuable outcomes for you.
MATCH & INVEST OFFERS
Access to a pipeline of more than 300 entrepreneurs that can be previewed and filtered
Access to a 100+ funders, investors that can be previewed and filtered to
Administrative support before and during the event to identify suitable matches, set up and confirm meetings, etc.