Applications are invited from African Entrepreneurs for the 2020 Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000. The deadline for submission of applications for the Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 is 31st January, 2020.
Announced at the press conference presenting the 2020 Africa-France Summit held in Bordeaux, the Challenge of 1,000 is a joint initiative of Digital Africa and the Summit.
The State will invite 1,000 African entrepreneurs to come to Bordeaux to present their solutions at The City of Solutions, a show dedicated to projects and solutions for sustainable cities and territories to be held during the 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit from June 4-6, 2020.
Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 Topics.
The City of Solutions, a trade fair to highlight projects and initiatives for sustainable cities and regions. Designed as a 360° view of a city, it is structured around seven themed districts to create the city of the future together!
- Access to Essential Services:
- Moving around the city
- Feeding the city
- Building and enhancing the city
- Living in the city
- Connecting the city
- Financing and structuring projects
Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 Eligibility.
- You have to be an African entrepreneur, having an activity related to one of the 7 districts of The City of Solutions
- Your organization needs a real legal existence (legal statute)
- Your organization should have an increasing revenue
- Your organization should bear 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.
Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 Benefits.
- Winners will be invited (one person per organization): the costs of the plane tickets and 3-days accommodation in Bordeaux will be partially or fully covered depending on the financial capabilities of the winner.
- Winners will have a space in the entrepreneurs’ stands at the City of Solutions.
How to Apply for Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:
- October 18 – January 31, 2020: Call for projects online on digital-africa.co
- Every month: selection of the best applications, apply as soon as possible!
- End of March, 2020: Nomination of the 1.000 winners.
- June 4, 5 and 6, 2020: the Africa-France Summit in Bordeaux, France.