The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in partnership with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), the OCP Group, GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation, GreenTec Capital Africa, and with the contribution of the World Bank, FAO and other partners, is launching Pitch AgriHack 2019.
The aims of the activity are to support the growth of business services offered by young e-agriculture startups as well as to contribute to accelerating the adoption of innovations for stronger productivity in the agrifood sector.
Please note that the Pitch AgriHack 2019 is specifically looking for disruptive businesses in the tech space that are servicing agricultural value chains.
If your business meets this specification, then you’re very much welcome to apply.
The competition is open to both male and female founders and co-founders of startups offering digital services to the agricultural sector.
Applicants must be aged between 18 and 35 years old in order to apply.
The final will be held in Accra (Ghana) in the framework of the 2019 edition of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF 2019) in September 2019.
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Prizes for Successful Startups
Winning startups will receive from CTA and its partners up to Euros 15,000 in cash (grant) to advance their services. They will also receive additional benefits (capacity building, business matchmaking, facilitation of access to investment, promotion, etc.).
How to Apply for the Pitch AgriHack 2019
Interested in applying for the Pitch AgriHack 2019 for Agripreneurs? Then visit the application portal now and apply. Please note that you may need to register on the VC4A platform before you can apply
Deadline for submission of applications: 24th May, 2019!
Learn more about the Pitch AgriHack Competition by visiting the Competition website.
Good luck as your participate in the Pitch AgriHack 2019 event.
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