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Opportunities RoundUP: Entries Open for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, MTFC Innov8Agric Challenge 2018

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Opportunities RoundUP: Entries Open for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, MTFC Innov8Agric Challenge 2018

Entries Open For The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2018

Entries are now open for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, showcasing Africa’s most innovative ventures.

AppsAfrica Innovation Awards provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and networking with 300+ industry peers at the Awards party in Cape Town on 12th November 2018.

Applications are open to corporates, established ventures or start-ups who have launched services in at least one African market across 14 categories including Disruptive Innovation Award, Health Tech Award, Enterprise Solution Award, News & Entertainment Award, Fintech Award among others.

The deadline for entries is September 7th, with the shortlisted finalists announced in October 2018. 

Winners at the awards party in Cape Town will also be invited to Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019 to join 400+ tech leaders from across the continent.

Interested applicants can apply here.

 Read: Kenyan-based Fintech Platform Lendable Secures USD 450,000 From Dutch Development Bank

Applications Open for the 2018 Meet The Farmers Conference Innov8Agric Challenge

The submission is open for Kenyan and other African Agritech startups to compete for the Grand Prize of US$ 5,000, and an all-expense paid trip to Dubai for the 2018 Meet The Farmers Conference Innov8Agric Challenge.

The innovation competition is aimed at promoting innovative ideas and enterprises that focus on food production, agro-processing, farmers’ education, soil protection, agri-technology, and any other service in the agriculture value chain.

MTFC’ 2018 Agric Innovation Challenge

Applications are open for early stage innovative agribusiness startups that have been operational for at least 6 months and have a functional and exciting product/idea that leverages on technology innovation

Selected applicants will have the opportunity to exhibit and participate in the regional pitch competitions in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria; Winners from each region will go for an all-expense paid to the United Arab Emirates to participate in the Grand Finale and opportunity to win US$ 5,000 and opportunities for further investments.

The Kenyan edition of the challenge will be held on 4th September 2018 at Tribe Hotels, Nairobi.

Interested applicants can apply here.

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