Win a chance to be invited to Bordeaux, France

Only 10 days left to register to the 1.000 African Start-ups Challenge. Imagine the sustainable African Cities of tomorrow

During the 28th Edition of the Africa France Summit, June 4th-6th in Bordeaux, the French Government will invite 1.000 African entrepreneurs to come and present their solutions at The City of Solutions, a show dedicated to projects and solutions for sustainable cities and territories.

What is to gain?
The selected start-ups will be invited by the French government to attend the Summit at the following conditions: one person per organization, the costs of the plane tickets and 3-days accommodation in Bordeaux will be partially or fully supported by the French Government, depending on the financial capabilities of the winner. In addition, the selected start-ups will benefit from a booth in the entrepreneurs’ stands at the City of Solutions.

Who can apply?
- Any African entrepreneur in a start-up, having an activity related to one of the 7 districts of The City of Solutions (access to essential services; feeding the city; moving around the city ; living in the city ; building & enhancing the city; connecting the city ; financing & structuring projects);
- The business has to be registered (a legal existence or legal statute);
- The business should have increasing revenue.

NB : female candidates are encouraged to apply!

How to apply ?
- Go online and register on the platform https://digital-africa.co/en/explanation-challenge-1000/ before February 28th;
- Present the start-up itself and/or a viable product or solution, innovative or duplicable at a lower cost, to make French and African cities more sustainable from an environmental and social point of view.

Last updated on: 18 February 2020