Call for Applications : Afritech XYZ Innovation Prize for early stage entrepreneurs

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Afritech XYZ Innovation Prize is on the lookout for Africa’s best early-stage tech innovations.

Africa is the next frontier of the human population. With over 2.2 billion people expected to live on the African continent in 2050, a lot needs to be done now to ensure that we, Africans, have the skills and tools necessary to build and develop our communities.

Afritech works with African tech entrepreneurs and provide them with the mentoring and networks they need to build tech that will contribute to a better future for Africa.

Criteria:

  • Up to 5 years active
  • Must be incorporated
  • Majority of your team schooled in Africa
  • Must have at least 1 woman in your senior leadership team
  • Must not have received more than £50K investment
  • Must have a working prototype
  • Must have an active customer base

Application Process:

Stage 1 – The organisers would seek to know the headline about your organisation. From this information, they will select a shortlist to provide more information about your organisation. Deadline is September 30, 2020

Stage 2 – The organisers will ask for more information about your organisation, your team and your development as a business so far. From this information, they will shortlist those that will pitch LIVE to a global audience.

The winner will receive £1000 cash and the finalists will receive $3,000 in Google Cloud Credits and $10,000 in AWS credits.

 

 

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