Africa Startup of the Year Contest Holding Next Week in Casablanca, Morrocco

Africa Startup of the Year Contest Holding Next Week in Casablanca, Morrocco

Africa Startup of the year award is a contest organized by Bonjour Idée with the support of 50+ partners (international corporations, incubators, chambers of commerce, media, competitive centers, influential blogs). While shedding light on disruptive startups, this contest is meant to add value to the partners’ actions at the heart of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of innovation and startups, and put them in contact with innovative startups.

The company just concluded its selection process based on the following metrics:

  • Company must be registered
  • Based in Africa to be named « african startup of year » or « OCP Africa Agritech of the year »
  • No geographical restriction for other awards
  • Company created after jan 1st 2010
  • Your activity’s environemental impact will be taken into account by the jury
  • Your product or service must be innovative
  • You should have a running MVP or prototype

 

The contest will hold in Casablanca as follows for the finalists:

25 January 2017 (Casablanca): Finalists pitches
26 January 2017 (Casablanca): Awards Ceremony

 

MAIN PRIZE: AFRICAN STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Named by Jury after Casablanca Pitches (see calendar)

  • 10000€ in Cash
  • 10000€ Visibility Pack (Bonjour idée website background with 100000+ views, mention in press campain, banner in emailing)
  • Integration into our partners’ business network

 

OCP AGRITECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Rewards an Africa based startup bringing innovation to farms and farmers

  • 5000€ in cash offered by OCP Group
  • 10000€ Visibility Pack offered by Bonjour idée
  • Integration in OCP Group Business Network

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