We are excited to announce the launch of the MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition which will be held during the Africa Innovate Conference on April 9th 2022.
When is the Application Deadline:
22nd March 2022
Tell Me About MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition:
The competition is seeking ventures that are centred and deployed in Africa. Enter for your chance to WIN up to $10,000 in PRIZES.
The 11th Annual MIT Africa Innovate Conference
The MIT Sloan Africa Business Club is elated to announce our first in-person conference in 2 years following the virtual successes of 2020’s Africa-focused Covid-19 Hack-a-thon, and 2021’s “Beyond the Pandemic: Using Innovation to Drive Sustainable Impact“, which brought over 2,000 participants, representing 96 countries and 49 states.
When: April 9, 2022, at 8am–6 pm EDT
Where: MIT Media Lab
About the Conference:
The annual Africa Innovate Conference is a unique and intimate forum that brings together leading entrepreneurs and change agents from across the African continent. The conference attracts over 400 business leaders, entrepreneurs, influencers, students, professors, and alumni, all with strong interests in Africa. Over the past few years, we have welcomed illustrious speakers such as her Excellency President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius; Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ex-Minister of Finance of Nigeria; Mostafa Terrab, CEO of OCP; Sara Menker, Founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence; and Ismail Ahmed, Founder and CEO of WorldRemit.
What Type of Scholarship is this?
Who can apply for MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition?
The competition is seeking early-stage ventures that are focused on Africa.
Which Countries are Eligible?
Where will Award be Taken?
Online, MIT Media Lab
How Many Scholarships will be Given?
What is the Benefit of MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition?
Apply to get a chance to win funding for your startup. Participants can win up to $10,000 in Prizes.
Participants will get the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs, receive feedback on their idea from top VCs, and connect with potential mentors.