The 2016 DEMO Africa 2016 Innovation Tour is set to begin this week in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda.

The tour will be on the look out for startups to take place in the pan-African pitching event slated to take place this August in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The event which has been taking place in Nigeria for the last two years, will take place in Johannesburg for the first time.

The DEMO Africa Innovation Tours begin this week in East Africa, with events in:

  • Nairobi(Kenya) tomorrow (May 10).
  • Kampala(Uganda) on May 13.
  • Nigeria on May 18.
  • Ghana on May 20.
  • Egypt on May 31.
  • Ivory Coast on June 2.

Dates for Zimbabwe and South Africa events have not yet been confirmed.

The tour will bring together startups, innovators and technology industry players to look at ways through which innovations can be turned into business ventures.

Startups can apply here.