SAINT-GOBAIN CHALLENGE

Looking for the best disruptive tech startups in AFRICA.

Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges.

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BRIEF

Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges in order to inform the market of solutions required before the end user realizes the need themselves. Your solution may rely on elements such as satellite imaging, Big Data Analysis, Trend alerts, Smart Buildings, Comfort needs or Energy zoning. 

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EXPECTATIONS

Your solution is expected to understand geographical changes and human needs.We will consider four key success factors for future implementation: 
>> Prediction of future opportunities
>> Ability to warn companies of adaptations required for living conditions (Access to Water, Energy, Sanitation. Air Conditioning)
>> Automated mapping to existing solutions 
>> Automated info graphics for Customers 
You may consider the expected difficulties of implementation below: 
>> Infrastructure and Data Hosting Capability
>> Tangible Data Analysis that speaks the same language as business

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SELECTION CRITERIA

GEOGRAPHIC AREA
For this challenge we will consider only: 
  • Startups operating in Africa
MATURITY CRITERIA
For this challenge we will consider:
  • Early-stage level with MVP, looking for POC or with 1-2 POC achieved

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SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Required format:
  • Short video with 2 topics: Startup presentation / How do you solve the problem? (mpg, mpeg, mp4, mov) – MAX 10 Megabytes. You can also share us a “Wetransfer” link or a Youtube video.
  • Deck pitch: 8 slides max (ppt, pdf) – MAX 10 Megabytes

VIVATECH 2019 CHALLENGE

VIVATECH 2019 CHALLENGE

Overview

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October 21, 2018
Organizer AfricArena
Website Visit website
Targets
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Sectors
Environmental services, Big data, Clean technology, Clean technology and energy, EdTech, HealthTech, Information technology, Smart city solutions, Water, sanitation and hygiene

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