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  Applications are currently open for the 4th KPMG Tech Innovator Competition, a platform designed to propel founders and their technological innovations into the global spotlight. This competition offers support, guidance, and expertise from a vast network of business professionals throughout and beyond the competition journey.
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The KPMG Tech Innovator Competition targets technology entrepreneurs transitioning from the startup phase to the next stage of their business growth. These entrepreneurs have developed innovative technologies, established robust business models, demonstrated traction, and possess the potential for global scalability.
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  • Gain exposure for your innovation and business on a prestigious platform, reaching a national and global audience of industry experts, investors, potential partners, and customers.
  • Enhance credibility within the tech industry and among potential investors, partners, and customers by receiving recognition and validation as a finalist (and potential winner) in both national and global stages of the pitch competitions.
  • Connect with and engage fellow tech innovators, becoming part of a global peer-to-peer network, and facilitating idea-sharing and valuable connections.
  • Tap into the experience of KPMG mentors and advisors who offer valuable guidance, expertise, and mentorship to refine your innovation.
  • Get feedback from judges and engage with other participants to improve your innovation and presentation skills.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Your company must be registered in the country/region where the final is held.
  • Your company should have been actively operating for five years or less (in its current form).
  • Your company must generate revenue between US $1 million and $15 million or have raised at least US $500,000 in equity.
  • Your company must either be a pure technology business or a tech-enabled, tech-driven, or tech-led enterprise.
  • Your company should not be majority-owned by a large corporate entity.
  • You must be capable of conducting all pitches in English.
  • You must be available to pitch at both country/region semi-final and final events within the specified timeline.
  • If selected as a finalist, you must be available to pitch at the global final in November 2024.
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This article was first published on 27th June 2024


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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