The competition is seeking ventures that are centered and deployed in Africa. Enter for your chance to WIN up to $10,000 in PRIZES.
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–6pm EDT
Where: MIT Media Lab
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.
We are a tight knit community of African enthusiasts, and our main goal is to foster an environment in which members are actively participating in various educational and cultural events centered around Africa. We also host the renowned Africa Innovate Conference, and provide career/networking opportunities as well as academic support to our members.
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.
The competition is seeking early-stage ventures that are focused on Africa.
For more details, visit MIT Sloan Africa Business Club website.