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Posted on Thursday, 10 June 2021  183 Views


The World Bank Group Corporate Innovation Challenge

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. We wish to help create an enabling environment for startups to grow from collaborations with large corporations.

We are looking for startups that are market-ready to participate in a pitch event where they will be selected by different corporate partners and the VC ecosystem for potential pilots, sales and investment opportunities.

Startup applications close on June 30th

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