Generation Africa 2021 Pitch AgriHack Africa for Innovative Agric Entrepreneurs in Africa

Generation Africa 2021 is hosting the seventh edition of Pitch AgriHack contest, aimed exclusively at African businesses bringing technological innovation to the agriculture sector.

The open competition portion of Pitch AgriHack 2021 will support companies that are driving innovation in agriculture across three categories-Early-stage, Mature/Growth-stage, and Women-led, with prizes totaling US$45,000. A fourth invite-only category known as the AYuTe Africa Challenge, sponsored by Heifer International, will award up to $1.5 million in grants to scalable ventures that are already generating measurable impact for Africa’s smallholder farmers. 

About Generation Africa

Generation Africa has established itself as the leading partnership supporting youth agripreneurship on the continent. Generation Africa is an organization that enables viable small, medium, and micro enterprises to sustain strong growth; increase capital investment into young ventures in the sector; support job creation throughout the value chain, and to increase adoption of exciting innovations and breakthrough technology.

Generation Africa’s vision for young African youths brings a confident entrepreneurial mindset which, when matched with education, support, investment, and enabled technology yields inclusive growth, job creation, and food security for the continent.

Generation Africa’s enduring mission is to bring the dynamism of youth entrepreneurship to Africa’s agri-food sector. It aims to strengthen the ecosystem that supports agripreneurs as they travel the perilous journey from ideation to scale, Generation Africa, aims that the African agricultural system will exponentially impact and create job opportunities for the world at large.

Requirements for Pitch AgriHack Africa Contest

The competition will identify and amplify efforts by young innovators to build resilience beyond COVID-19 through digital agriculture products and services. These innovations should be scalable and generate measurable impact in Africa’s food systems.

Selection: The open competition portion of Pitch AgriHack 2021 will support companies that are driving innovation in agriculture across three categories-Early-stage, Mature/Growth-stage, and Women-led, with prizes totaling US$45,000. A fourth invite-only category known as the AYuTe Africa Challenge, sponsored by Heifer International, will award up to $1.5 million in grants to scalable ventures that are already generating measurable impact for Africa’s smallholder farmers.   

How to Apply for Requirements for Pitch AgriHack Africa Contest

To apply for the ongoing Pitch AgriHack Africa Contest is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started.

Application Deadline

It is important to note that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for pitch AgriHack Africa Contest on or before August 16, 2021 .

 

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