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Brief

« Scale up in Africa » Challenge sponsored by the French Embassy in South Africa for AfricArena 2019 :
Startups from the French Tech Ecosystem in France, focused on scaling up with clear market fit and development strategy in the African market, and operating in the AI, Robotics or Augmented or Virtual Reality domains  

Expectation

 Criteria : company has to be incorporated in France at the time of application, maturity : post revenue,  Pre Series A to Series B.

mission

The goal of this challenge is to identify startups from the French Tech ecosystem with an interest to scale up on the african continent and provide their product and services to the african market. The finalist will be able - by attending the AfricArena Summit and associated Startup Bootcamp program and Learning expeditions - to meet potential clients, partners and investors and discover the potential of the local market and ecosystems.

Submission Requirements

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

For this challenge we will consider only:

French startups 

MATURITY CRITERIA

post revenue,  Pre Series A to Series B

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

French Embassy in SA, AfricArena, Business France Johannesburg, French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Do you meet the criteria?

Submit to Win

Prizes & rewards

WIN

Flight France to Cape Town + accommodation allowance for AfricArena Summit

NETWORK

French Embassy in SA, AfricArena, Business France Johannesburg, French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

COME

*For the three selected startups*

FREE VIP entrance to the event

FREE flight ticket to Cape Town 

FREE accommodation in Cape Town