Startups Across Africa Clash as TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Gets Underway in Lagos (Photos)

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Startups Across Africa Clash as TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Gets Underway in Lagos (Photos)

The much anticipated TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa is here and early images streaming in suggests this would be a battle for the ages.

Accreditation

From the lobby of the prestigious Oriental Hotel in Lekki, the vibe is unmistakable as contestants, media and spectators jostle for space. Everyone wants to witness this battle.

Cross section of judges

Apollo Agriculture of Kenya kicked off the pitching session at TechCrunch Battlefield Africa with an exhilarating presentation.

Apollo Agriculture from Kenya

They were followed by SudPay, a Senegalese Fintech Startup that caters to taxpayers and other financial services.

SudPay at Battlefield Africa

LabTech Engineering Solutions from Uganda mounted the podium next and tried to wow the judges with their solutions.

LabTech Engineering

Complete Farmer, a startup that provides Agribusiness solutions to Ghanaian farmers was up next on the podium as they tried to demonstrate their disruptive capacity.

Ghana’s Complete Farmer at Battlefield Africa

There was also a Panel on Expats, Repats and Africans led by Mall of Africa’s Kwame Acheampong. Other panellists include Eleni Gabre-Madhin of BlueMoon and Lexi Novitske of Singularity Investments.

Panel on Expats, Repats and Africans

Then there was a keynote address by Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Facebook Director of Platform Partnerships.

Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Facebook Director of Platform Partnership

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