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MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition 2022

MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition 2022

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Apr 09 - Apr 09, 2022
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The MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition application is now live!

This competition will be held during the Africa Innovate Conference on April 9th, 2022. The competition is seeking early-stage ventures that are focused on Africa.

The annual Africa Innovate Conference is a unique and intimate forum that brings together leading entrepreneurs and change-agents from across the African continent. The conference attracts over 400 business leaders, entrepreneurs, influencers, students, professors, and alumni, all with strong interests in Africa. Over the past few years, we have welcomed illustrious speakers such as her Excellency President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius; Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ex-Minister of Finance of Nigeria; Mostafa Terrab, CEO of OCP; Sara Menker, Founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence; and Ismail Ahmed, Founder and CEO of WorldRemit.

The Startup Competition 2021-2022 is the merger between MIT Enterprise Arab Startup Competition and MIT Enterprise Saudi Startup competition. The competition aims to enable entrepreneurs and promote an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world. The competition pits entrepreneurs in three different tracks: Ideas, Startups, and Social Entrepreneurship. This year’s edition launches with the slogan “Empowering Today. Transforming Tomorrow” through a 7 month thrilling journey, filled with exciting activities like: top-tier training, Mentorship, Media exposure, and excellent networking opportunities, not to mention, the winning teams benefit from equity free-fund cash prizes.

Click: Multicultural Innovation Lab 2022/2023


Benefits of MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition

  • chance to win up to $10,000 in Prizes.
  • also, the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs
  • receive feedback on your idea from top VCs
  • moreover, connect with potential mentors


  • early-stage ventures
  • the startup must be from African Countries

Application Requirements for MIT Africa Innovate Pitch Competition

  • Team Name
  • Team Idea
  • Also, the Team logo
  • Picture of team members
  • Name of the country that your idea is focused on
  • Idea’s focus sector
  • Linkedin Account link
  • Details of each team member including the following:
    •  Full name
    • Gender
    • email
    • phone number
  • Summary of the problem and solution in 50 words or less
  • A detailed writeup of the problem and solution, in 300 words or less
  • 90-second video pitch of problem and solution

Apply here!



Type of Opportunity Entrepreneurship Events
Event Date09 April,2022 to 09 April,2022
Deadline15 March,2022
FieldPitch event for Startups
Open toearly ventures from African countries
OrganizerMIT Sloan Africa Business Club
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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