VC4A invites applications for the Pitch AgriHack Digital Agriculture Competition for African Businesses in 2022.

Pitch AgriHack is a digital agriculture competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth and job creation in the agriculture sector by leveraging advanced technologies and youth participation in Africa’s food security agenda.

Worth of Award

The open competition portion of Pitch AgriHack 2022 will support companies that are driving innovation in agriculture across three categories with prizes totaling US$45,000

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  • Early-stage,
  • Mature/Growth-stage,
  • Women-led

A fourth invite-only category, known as the AYuTe Africa Challenge, sponsored by Heifer International, will award up to US$1.5 million in grants to scalable ventures that are already generating measurable impact for Africa’s smallholder farmers.

Eligibility

The applicant applying must:

  • be aged 18-40 on the day of submission to the 2022 Pitch AgriHack Competition
  • hold nationality (with official ID) from any of the 54 nations of the African Union
  • be the founder/co-founder of the enterprise represented in the competition and play an active role in its operations and leadership
  • have no criminal record related to corruption, tax evasion, financial impropriety, felony or other offences
  • not be a previous Pitch AgriHack finalist or winner
  • must submit the application form in English

How to Apply

You can click here to start your application.

Deadline: Closes July 29, 2022.

 

Click here for more details and to apply