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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship


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Open Mic Africa: Lagos

July 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm WAT

Open Mic Africa is a Pan-African tour organized by the Legatum Center at MIT to find and showcase Africa’s top innovators while developing a dialogue among local entrepreneurs, investors, and MIT mentors.

Each city’s agenda will include:

  • inspirational talks from African entrepreneurs who have successfully taken their ventures to scale
  • Workshops on understanding customers and venture pitch training
  • Mentoring sessions; and an “open pitch” competition where participants could win up to US$2,500 in each city.


July 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am
July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
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