3 E’s 4 Africa (3E4A) wants to empower young Africans to create an impact in their local communities by solving sustainability challenges through entrepreneurship and innovation. Application into the African Climate Innovation Challenge closes soon.
Eligibility for participation
- Willing and able to commit to the program of the ACIC
- Must be a team of 2 – 6 people
- All your team members must be of African descent and based in Africa
- No consideration for existing and officially registered startups
- Innovation must be centered around climate change mitigation and/or climate change adaptation
- Participating members in your team must be between 18 and 35 years old
- Proficiency in the English language is required
NB: Although not required, we specifically want to encourage female-led teams and teams with 40% – 50% female participants
Benefits of participation
- Up to USD15,000 in prize money for the three winning teams
- Tailor-made curriculum as well as dedicated Peer-to-peer mentorship for all participants to further develop their startup ideas
- 3 months of incubation for all 10 selected teams to move past the ideation stage
- Pitch your project during the African Climate Summit co-hosted by the Republic of Kenya and the African Union Commission (AUC) in Nairobi
How to apply
Click here for the African Climate Innovation Challenge. The deadline for application is Thursday, Friday 29, 2023.
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