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Apply: Nairobi Innovation Week Startup Competition 2019 (Fully-funded to Oslo Innovation Week, Norway)

Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) has opened for entrepreneurs to apply.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2019 11:59:59 PM EAT

To Be Taken At (Country): Nairobi, Kenya

About the Award: Shelter Tech Kenya, a first of its kind in Africa, is a six-month milestone-based accelerator program supporting early stage businesses and scale-ups in the affordable housing sector covering: renewable energy, waste management, housing & construction technologies and products and water & sanitation. The program, which is supported by Habitat for Humanity International’s Terwilliger Centre for Innovation in Shelter and implemented by BDO EA and Pangea Accelerator is organizing a startup competition in partnership with iBiz Africa which aims to support disruptive innovation and provide a platform for growth in the urban tech space as part of the Nairobi Innovation Week.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: The competition is open to Startups focusing on renewable energy, waste management, housing, construction technologies & products, water & sanitation, mobility and other sectors relevant for urban living.

Value of Award: 

  • There is six(6) Grand Prize Winner consisting of:
  • All paid opportunity to travel and pitch at Oslo Innovation Week

How to Apply: All Competition applicants must fill out the online form describing their startup along with a (2) two-minute video. Entry must adhere to the entry requirements as defined below. Participation is free of charge.Video submissions should cover the following points:

  1. Your startup’s value proposition
  2. What problem your product/service is solving
  3. Why your startup is a good fit for an opportunity to pitch at the Oslo Innovation Week

Participant must solve an issue focusing on renewable energy, waste management, housing, construction technologies & products, water & sanitation, mobility and other sectors relevant for urban living.

Video must not exceed two (2) minutes in length.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Pangea Accelerator and @iBizAfrica, Strathmore University.

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