The top three winners of the Digital Innovation Competition will receive monetary prizes and in-kind services.
The in-kind services may include laptops, annual subscriptions to digital platforms, mentoring and digital marketing/advertising services for the top three winners of the competition. The top three winners will also be offered a virtual platform to engage with mentors and participants during the Digital Economy Summit on December 07, 2022.
About The Competition
The Digital Innovation Competition will award innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups for developing solutions through digital products and services while creating a positive impact on African citizens. This competition seeks to promote talent in the African region through social impact, digital initiatives that incorporate cutting-edge technologies, innovation, and creativity in the form of proposals that formulate solutions to different problems and opportunities in the region
The competition will be focused on three broad thematic areas:
- Fintech and Cyber Solutions: covering data flow solutions, cross border digital platform solutions, mobile technology, intellectual property management, cyber security, and digital movement of creative art (movies, music, art).
- Sustainability & Supply Chain Solutions: covering smart manufacturing, e-commerce, management of shared economies, improvement to digital supply chain, logistics solutions to e-commerce businesses, and Agriculture technology (AgTech).
- Human Development & Social Services Solutions: covering digital health solutions, e-learning platform.
The total Grand Prize package is worth $25,000. This includes $15,000 in prize money, a 6-month mentorship with a Fortune 500 Tech Company and a 1-year subscription to digital tools/platforms.
$15,000 and a 6 month mentorship with a tech company and 6 months subscription to digital platforms
$10,000 and a 3 month mentorship with a tech company and 3 months subscriptions to digital platforms
5 Regional Champions
5 regional champions will emerge and collect $5,000 as prize money and a plaque with 3 months mentorship with a company within their thematic areas.
Each applicant will need to fill out the online application form and upload or send a two-minute video pitch of their product/innovation on the website or by email at [email protected].
Deadline for application June 30th 2022
For more details visit Africa Digital Innovation Completion