Pitch at the largest mining investment event in Africa

Want to raise the profile of your business across the global mining sector?

Four African emerging tech (software or hardware) companies have the opportunity to pitch to the world's largest mining companies at Startups Unearthed Africa at the Mining Indaba conference on Wednesday 6 February 2019 in Cape Town.

In addition, each business will receive one full complimentary pass to Mining Indaba that runs for four days from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 February 2019. The top ten applicants will also receive media coverage profiling their business, to get the word out across Unearthed’s global network.


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Applications are open until Friday 30 November 2018. Any questions or issues with applications? Email: [email protected].

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Who are you?

Are you an awesome entrepreneur based in Africa with a technology (software or hardware) that can solve a problem in the energy and resources sector?

Who are we?

We believe in the power of entrepreneurship to transform individuals and communities, to create economic opportunity and to address global challenges.

Unearthed is a community of over 5000 entrepreneurs, innovators and industry professionals focused on solving the energy and resources sector's challenges. 

The opportunity

Unearthed and Mining Indaba are offering four African tech businesses the opportunity to pitch to global mining leaders at Mining Indaba 2019. 

Applications are open to any business across the continent of Africa that has a technology that can impact the mining sector. You don't need to have worked on a mining project before, you just need to have awesome tech that can make a difference.

We can only offer four pitching spots, but we will also run some media profiling the top ten businesses that apply, to get the word out across our global network.

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