Afritech XYZ Clean Energy Innovation Prize

Are you Africa's next clean energy superstar?

We are pleased to announce that we are working with Lion’s Head Global Partners to highlight and support some of the most innovative early-stage clean energy startups coming out of Sub-Saharan Africa.

The aim of this partnership is to assist Africa’s clean energy tech entrepreneurs in achieving their full potential, to empower diverse perspectives to contribute to the international discussion of Net Zero and the Extinction Rebellion and to spotlight the development of globally relevant innovative technology from African startups.

Over the past 5 years, Afritech XYZ has successfully collaborated with the UN World Food Programme, British Council, International Trace Centre, international investors, Amazon, Google, Hogan Lovells and others to effectively support African tech entrepreneurs.

Through the prize, we also offer a small amount of cash to the winner (£1000) to help them build out their innovative technology even further. This prize is happily partnered with Lion’s Head Global Partners.

The startup criteria

  1. Up to 5 years active
  2. Must be incorporated
  3. The majority of your team schooled in Africa
  4. Must have at least 1 woman in your senior leadership team
  5. Must not have received more than £50K investment
  6. Must have a working prototype
  7. Must have an active customer base
  8. Your primary industry must be Clean Energy Technologies

To register your interest in the Innovation Prize, please fill in this form. By September 15th, 2021. 

To find out more about Lion’s Head Global Partners please visit their website or connect with them on LinkedIn.


September 15, 2021
Organizer Do it Now Now
Targets Africa
Sectors Clean technology and energy, EdTech, HealthTech, ICT