Introducing the Southern Africa Corporate Innovation Challenge, the ultimate open digital event for innovative and forward-thinking startups that will shape the future of Southern Africa.
The World Bank Group, in partnership with Plug and Play South Africa, Business Unity South Africa and Department of Science & Innovation (Technology Innovation Agency) seek to identify and connect a select group of Southern African startups to corporate innovation opportunities and potential investment. The Challenge focus areas include: Fintech, Insurtech, Health, Food & Beverage, Property, Energy & Sustainability, TMT/Media and Enterprise.
The objective of this challenge is to showcase the benefits of corporate innovation to help drive economic growth, new job opportunities, and community upliftment. They wish to help create an enabling environment for startups to grow from collaborations with large corporations. For more details about the challenge or to submit your application click here (link to: https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/south-africa)
Deadline: June 30, 2021.
Innovation Challenge Day: July 16, 2021