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WKÖ AFRICA-INDIA INNOVATION CHALLENGE

APPLY FOR WKÖ AFRICA-INDIA INNOVATION CHALLENGE!

Africa and India face significant development challenges but these challenges also come with opportunities. WSA Partner AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA is looking for Austria based startups and corporates, which are looking for possible business opportunities in Africa and India! Apply and pitch at WSA Global Congress 2020 in Vienna!

 

The WKÖ Africa-India innovation challenge winners will have an opportunity to participate either in "The Nairobi Innovation Week" in Kenya at the beginning of June 2020 or "The Techsparks" conference in Bangalore, India in early October 2020.

 

"The Nairobi Innovation Week" will provide winners with the new knowledge in the Nairobi strong developing startup ecosystem, as many of African success stories has started exactly here.

 

But "The Techsparks" is India's leading startup event, gathering startups, executives, policy makers, investors, innovators and media companies. It offers "Investor-Startup Speed ​​Dating Sessions" - possibility to pitch directly in front of selected investors and a huge contact pool. Furthermore, winners will have an opportunity to visit India's largest incubation center T-Hub in Hyderabad.

APPLY UNTIL FEBRUARY 28th!

PRIZES

  • 1st PLACE: EUR 3.000,- Travel Expenses for Kenia and EUR 3.000,- for India, kindly sponsord by der Jungen Wirtschaft der WKO.
  • 2nd PLACE: EUR 2.000.- Travel Expenses for Kenia, kindly sponsored by Mercer Österreich.
  • 3rd PLACE: EUR 1.000.- Travel Expenses for Kenia Kenia and EUR 1.000,- for India, kindly sponsored by austria wirtschaftsservice, aws.