Saturday, March 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM UTC

Startup Dating provides a Hub for exchange for all startup’s enthusiasts. Our mission is to encourage participants to explore entrepreneurship as a way of life, and to interface startups with interested people. We know every good match creates synergies, the energy for a better Ethiopia!

About this event

This Startup Dating Event connects startups and entrepreneurial minded people in a simple way. After an opening networking session, an introduction presentation and two interviews with high level speakers, each startup receives a chance to present a 90-second pitch to all participants. Then, all participants can visit the startups at their tables. This will enable you to have a “date” with the opportunity you are looking for! Meet a variety of great startups, entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors. Once you’re on a “date”, the possibilities are limitless: You might get an internship, write your thesis with the company, become a co-founder, be inspired for your own ideas or find partners for your project. Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to meet Addis emerging startup and business scene.

============ LOGO & PITCH SLIDE ============

If you want to present your business or startup at your own table and if you want to do the 90-second pitch at the event, please send the following files to
1) a high-resolution image file of your company's logo (will be printed for the table)
2) single slide to be used for your startup's 90-second pitch (PDF format only)
We kindly ask you to provide us with your logo and pitch slide at the time of your application. This will help us to keep the event organization smooth! We thank you for your understanding.

============ WHAT WE OFFER ============

- Networking with motivated entrepreneurs and supporters of all backgrounds
- Table for startup dating
- Batches for participants
- Small food and drinks
- Inspirational speakers
The event will be conducted by the motivational speaker and consultant Milkiyas

========== EVENT DETAILS ==========

Date: Saturday March 30th, 2019
Time: 2 P.M. to 06:00 P.M. (8 to 12 local time)
Location: Iceaddis Qelebet Menged, Addis Ababa
Contact & table reservation: Leoul - 092385881

======= CONTACT US ======

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:
Contact & table reservation: Helina - +251912 14 94 48
We look forward to seeing you at the event!

========== FAQ ==========

Who is participating?
Startups and established Businesses. Basically, all stages are welcome!

Dress code?
It is a casual event.

Can I take CV printouts with me?
Yes, if you want, feel free to do so. If you do not want to bring it, you do not need to do so.

Can startups bring advertise materials?
Yes, we want to encourage you to do so. Startups will be assigned to tables, where they can put flyers, gimmicks and such.

Check out what happened



Saturday, March 30, 2019
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM UTC


11:00 AMRegistration and welcoming
11:15 AM Opening Networking
11:30 AMIntroduction presentation
11:45 AMTwo Speakers will share their story
12:30 PMStartup pitch session
1:30 PMDating begins
2:00 PMNetworking
3:00 PMEnd of the event