Supporting ambitious entrepreneurs and start-ups


EduWeek is proud to introduce LaunchPad; a dedicated platform for start-up businesses to showcase their products & innovations to an audience of over 5 500 educational professionals and buyers.

The vital importance and positive contribution of entrepreneurship and an entrepreneurial culture in economic and social development cannot be overstated. Entrepreneurs create and bring to life new technologies, products and services and create new markets and jobs along the way. And in any emerging economy aiming to move ahead, we need to nurture their development.

We believe in supporting African entrepreneurship  hence our decision to create an opportunity for young businesses to exhibit at EduWeek, to network and generate business at an affordable rate.

How do you qualify for LaunchPad?

  • Your business must have been fully operational for a min. 12 months and max. 3 years
  • Your company has not exhibited in any large trade exhibition prior to EduWeek 2017
  • Applications sent without the requires supporting documentation will not be accepted

All entrants need to complete the application form below and provide a copy of your ID and Company Registration Certificate

All your documents are to be sent to

Download Application form here

Launch Pan app form