15 Start-ups including one from Uganda selected for Silicon Valley program

Blackbox connect
In November 2014, Outbox invited thirteen (13) of the best start-ups in Uganda to pitch for an opportunity to participate in BlackBox Connect. This is a two week immersion program in Silicon Valley for start-ups based out of the U.S. Fezah Arts, a startup attached to Outbox is one of fifteen (15) startups that have been selected to participate in Blackbox connect powered by Google for Entrepreneurs and this will be from Feb 9th – Feb 20th 2015.
Fezah is a marketplace for performing artistes and venues in Africa. It also helps upcoming artistes raise money and through their partnerships reduces costs for African musicians, film makers and fine artists to make their projects happen – albums, art collections, films, concerts, tours.
Blackbox connect _Fezah website
Fezah Website
The Founders of these start-ups will travel to Silicon Valley where they have an opportunity to meet, live and work with like-minded founders from around the world and participate in meetings and workshops with investors, entrepreneurs and experts from Silicon Valley.

Full List of Starts-ups

ApiMatic (Pakistan/New Zealand): An automatic SDK generator for REST APIs

Axonista (Ireland): Helping broadcasters build a new generation of interactive, multi-platform TV experiences

Cubigo (Belgium): A web-based platform to help elderly people age successfully in their own environment

DeltaX (India): Cross Channel digital marketing platform that gives a marketer comprehensive and transparent view of their advertising budgets.

DraftingSPACE (Canada): Automating architectural design process by instantly creating construction-ready design layouts for remodeling and new construction projects

Edfa3ly (Egypt): The leading cross-border e-commerce company in MENA with cost effective delivery and payment logistics solutions for the region.

FanFootage (UK/Ireland): Fan-sourced event video platform for live music and sports event

Fezah (Uganda): A marketplace for performing artists and venues in Africa

Korbit (South Korea): Korea’s leading Bitcoin exchange, wallet & merchant processor

Lime Rocket (Australia): Engaging crowd games for live audiences at public places

Mini Exchange (UK/UAE): The Middle East’s Online Marketplace for Kids’ Fashion

Smiirl (France): Closing the gap between small businesses physical and digital identities/Grow your social community from your store

Symanta (Canada): Semantic search and graph database management systems for life science/healthcare management providers and pharmaceutical industries

Vainpursuits (Canada): A digital skin care platform that provides personalised skin care advice and customized natural beauty products

WeKast (Israel): Instant wireless presentation from your phone to any TV or projector allowing audience to capture content and interact with presenter

Source: Outbox

 

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