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Brief

How does your solution empower users in the African market by leveraging tech to make the future of work better?

Sponsored by Viva Technology, the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders, this Challenge is looking for tech Startups based and operating in Africa. This challenge aims to support and promote entrepreneurs that have developed a solution to answer the challenges of the future of work! 

Expectation

1. Startups from Early Stage to Series A

2. The company has to be incorporated and operating in Africa

3. The solution has to be innovative, leveraging technology to address the problem statement.

mission

From top speakers and exhibitions to open innovation and live experiences, VivaTech is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society. 

We believe that technology, applied to the working space, is part of the solution to better unlock the potential of employees. 

Viva Tech’s question to African work-tech startups is the following: How does your solution empower users in the African market by leveraging tech to make the future of work better?

Submission Requirements

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

Startups operating from anywhere within Africa.

MATURITY CRITERIA

Early-stage to Series A.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Deck pitch: 10 slides max (ppt, pdf) - MAX 50 Megabytes

Last day of submission: Friday 30th October 2020.

Submit to Win

Prizes & rewards

NETWORK

For the three finalists

Return flights and accomodation in Cape Town to showcase at AfricArena 2020 (24th & 25th of November 2020)

Meet and greet with international investors, VCs, angels, corporates, and other high rise startups from across the continent.

 

PITCH

For the three finalists

Pitch on stage at AfricArena 2020

Showcase your innovative solution in front of international investors, VCs and corporates, who are looking for world-class talent to partner with.

A chance to showcase at VIVA Technology in Paris next year (2020).

FIRST PRIZE

For the three finalists

Attend VivaTech 2021 (flights & two-day accommodation covered) 

The winner gets in addition a stand to showcase at VivaTech