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  • 1st place - R15 000
  • 2nd place - R10 000
  • 3rd place - R 5 000


The judges will evaluate all the work presented by the teams based on the following parameters:

  • Concept 
  • Design
  • Development 
  • Presentation 
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Qualifying start-ups/SMEs must have been in business for at least 24 months, registered with CIPC and founders/ co-founders must be operationally involved in their businesses and have a passion for tech innovation. The majority ownership of these enterprises must be from the designated interest groups in accordance with BEE regulations.

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Applications are accepted from developers worldwide. To be eligible to apply:

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Nelson Mandela Bay iHub is a business incubator located in Port Elizabeth and Thembalethu, George that supports businesses in ICT. The iHub has a specific focus on technologies that have the potential to disrupt existing value chains and facilitate market access for our incubatees whilst

The building of Township-based hubs are aimed at increasing the incubation network in rural and townships areas of South Africa to improve the provision of business development and technical support to township based start-ups, small, medium micro and cooperative enterprises following a structured support continuum.

NB: Only one proposal per applicant for or a Digital Hub or a Township Hub. 


Call Document

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The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge is sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Global Engagement Center, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Nairobi, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Twitter, Park Advisors, and Informa.

The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge aims to advance the development of promising and innovative technologies against disinformation and propaganda across Africa. As such, only submissions from companies domiciled and headquartered in Africa will be considered.

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