New Technology Solving Big Problems

For over 25 years DEMO has built an unmatched track record of selecting, coaching, promoting and commercializing some of the most game-changing products the world has ever seen.

DEMO Africa is the launch pad for African technology and trends, attracting over 2,000 people from around the globe to experience the finest African innovations. Selected startups are introduced to an audience of investors, technology buyers, corporate acquirers, strategic partners and global media.


The top 30 start-ups will launch their products in front of investors, technology buyers, mentors and the media. Selected startups will be provided with a pod at the DEMO Pit, access to the deal and media rooms, and an opportunity to pitch to a diverse room of technology stakeholders. This is the best way to launch your start-up to a global market. Apply now to join!

Our African Pedigree

DEMO Africa is one of the flagship initiatives of LIONS@FRICA, a public-private alliance aimed at enhancing and deepening the start-up and innovation ecosystems of targeted fast-growing African economies. Over the last seven years, we have connected over 3,000 African start-ups to the global innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, helped create more than 2,000 high-paying jobs, and mentored more than 250 startup teams across the continent.