African entrepreneurs, you could win $100,000 in this startup competition

African entrepreneurs, you could win $100,000 in this startup competition

The Hello Tomorrow Challenge is a global startup competition for promising early-stage projects and startups using science and technology to solve the world’s issues. It offers equity-free funding, high-visibility and has a solid network of partners. The Challenge consists of 10 tracks:

  • DATA & AI
  • ENERGY TRANSITION
  • ENVIRONMENT
  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE
  • WELLBEING
  • HEALTHCARE
  • INDUSTRY 4.0
  • NEW MATERIALS
  • MOBILITY
  • AEROSPACE

Top projects from around the world will have a chance to attend Hello Tomorrow Summit (3rd edition), on October 26th-27th in Paris.

Benefits:

  • Compete for prizes of €15k (track prizes) to €100k (first prize),
  • Get global media coverage
  • Interact with sector-specific and invite-only investors (Index, Flagship, Y Combinator etc.), top industry executives (Google[x], NASA, Roche etc.), and fellow founders.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Your activity is based on a new technology or an innovative application of an existing technology
  • You have a proof of concept, a prototype, a scientific validation of your claim, or are in the process of producing one
  • Your team is composed of two full-time-equivalents or more
  • Your project is not part of a larger company
  • You foresee an economically viable application on the market within 15 years
  • Your project would have a wide impact on the industry you target, and on society or the environment in general

Judging criteria:

  • Technological innovation: The project must develop a product/service based on a new technology or an innovative application of an existing technology
  • Potential impact: The project must have the potential to make a substantial long-term impact on business and/or society
  • Leadership and team: The team must exhibit visionary leadership with the capabilities to drive the project towards success
  • Economic viability: The project should have well-formulated plans for developments and goals, and a sustainable business model

Applications:

  • Applications are free
  • Applications are open until June 1st

APPLY HERE

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