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Brief

Founder Boostcamp powered by the French South African Tech Labs team. Participate in workshops, coaching and other activities that will help you take your venture to the next level!

Expectation

Every startup selected for the Challenge des 1000 is welcome to apply.

mission

Get selected and come to Cape Town to take your venture to the next level!

Submission Requirements

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

Startups based in South Africa & Lesotho.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To apply

(required) Pitch deck: 10 slides max (ppt, pdf) 

(optional) Video

Deadline: 1st of November 5 pm SAST

Do you meet the criteria?

Submit to Win

Prizes & rewards

NETWORK

Meet key stakeholders of the African startup ecosystem during our Summit and its side events (VC night, Innovation night)

Meet angel investors, VCs and CVCs during our VC night. Event limited to investors and entrepreneurs.

Connect with all the attendees of our Summit during our Innovation night party.

WIN

Free entrance to the Summit and its side events.

Free hotel & accommodation (4 nights) - only applicable for startups outside the Western Cape.

PITCH

For the selected startups during the Boostcamp

Pitch on stage during the AfricArena Summit!