Apply Now for the TechCircle Pitch2Win 2024 and secure Up to $10,000 Equity-free Prize Money And an opportunity to attend the IVS Event in Kyoto Japan.

TechCircle Pitch2Win 2024
TechCircle Pitch2Win 2024

Pitch2Win is back for its 4th edition, and it’s better and bigger than ever before!

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Why Participate?

Pitch2Win aims to bring visionary founders together with potential investors, fostering growth, collaboration, and investment opportunities. The 3 finalists will have the chance to win from a prize pool of $20,000. Additionally, they will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the IVS2024 Kyoto Event, Japan’s largest startup conference.

Who Can Apply?

We welcome visionary innovators who are building for the Nigerian market and early-stage technology-enabled startups. Startups with a market-ready product or prototype (traction is a plus) are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be available to attend the physical pitch event in Lagos, Nigeria on June 12, 2024, and the IVS Event in Kyoto, Japan on July 4-6, 2024. Entrepreneurs across all sectors and geographies are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this competition, the applicant and their startup must meet the following eligibility criteria:

Early-stage: Ideal applicants should possess a validated business model and be at the early stages of their journey towards development and expansion.

Ownership: The business must be majority-owned by its founders and team members at the time of application. The applicant must be part of the founding team. Sole proprietorships are ineligible for the Pitch competition.

Legal entry age: The applicant must be at least 18 years old on the day of the application deadline (May 5, 2024).

Time Commitment: The applicant must commit to a week-long training and be available (in person) for the Pitch Event.

Application: The applicant should be the author of the application. Startups that submit multiple applications will be disqualified.


Top 3 winners will receive:


– $10,000 equity-free cash prize for the winner.
– Sponsored trip to Japan to attend the IVS events 2024 in Kyoto. Network with industry leaders and potential partners on the world stage.
– Connect with experienced mentors and fellow entrepreneurs throughout the program and at IVS events.


– The top 10 participants gain access to mentorship, advisory services, and potential investor connections.
– Network with like-minded individuals who share your passion for innovation.
– Strategic connections with a curated network of investors, mentors, and fellow entrepreneurs.

 Deadline: May 5, 2024

Apply HERE