Pitch AgriHack supports technological innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture across Africa. It targets young entrepreneurs 18 to 40 years.
The Pitch AgriHack competition is sponsored by Heifer International and managed by Generation Africa, a thematic platform of The AGRF.
The competition will identify and amplify efforts by young innovators to build resilience beyond COVID-19 through digital agriculture products and services.
The competition awards winners in three categories:
Early-stage agritech ventures
Mature or growth-stage agritech ventures
Women-led agritech ventures
Three winners and three runners-up will be selected, with each winner receiving a cash prize of US$10,000 and each runner-up receiving US$5,000. The competition is open to African founders or co-founders, aged 18-40, with businesses providing agritech solutions and digital services in the agriculture sector.
Candidates are early-, mature- or growth-stage, or women-led technology or digital services companies with innovative solutions impacting smallholder farmers at scale.
Applicants should have:
A clear and defined description on how their solution is impacting smallholder farmers.
Strong organizational and operational structure.
The applicant applying must:Be aged 18-40 on the day of submission to the 2023 Pitch AgriHack Competition.
Hold nationality (with official ID) from any of the 54 nations of the African Union.
Be the founder/co-founder of the enterprise represented in the competition and play an active role in its operations and leadership.
Have no criminal record related to corruption, tax evasion, financial impropriety, felony or other offenses.
Not be a previous Pitch AgriHack or GoGettaz finalist or winner.
Submit the application form in English.Agree with the Terms & Conditions.
Registration will close on 3rd July 2023
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