Shelter Tech Nairobi Innovation Week Startup Competition

Shelter Tech Nairobi Innovation Week Startup Competition

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Shelter Tech Nairobi Innovation Week Startup Competition Application form

Shelter Tech Kenya, a first of its kind in Africa, is a six-month milestone-based accelerator program supporting early stage businesses and scale-ups in the affordable housing sector covering: renewable energy, waste management, housing & construction technologies and products and water & sanitation. The program, which is supported by Habitat for Humanity International’s Terwilliger Centre for Innovation in Shelter and implemented by BDO EA and Pangea Accelerator is organizing a startup competition in partnership with iBiz Africa which aims to support disruptive innovation and provide a platform for growth in the urban tech space as part of the Nairobi Innovation Week.

The competition is open to Startups focusing on renewable energy, waste management, housing, construction technologies & products, water & sanitation, mobility and other sectors relevant for urban living.

There is six (6) Grand Prize Winners consisting of: All paid opportunity to travel and pitch at Oslo Innovation Week.

ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to Startups focusing on renewable energy, waste management, housing, construction technologies & products, water & sanitation, mobility and other sectors relevant for urban living.

TIMING: The Competition begins on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EAT on Friday, May 31st, 2019. 

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

All Competition applicants must fill out the online form describing their startup along with a (2) two-minute video that describes:

1. Your startup’s value proposition
2. What problem your product/service is solving
3. Why your startup is a good fit for an opportunity to pitch at the Oslo Innovation Week
Entrants must adhere to the entry requirements.

Participant must solve an issue focusing on renewable energy, waste management, housing, construction technologies & products, water & sanitation, mobility and other sectors relevant for urban living.

Video must not exceed two (2) minutes in length.

Participation is free of charge.

COMMUNICATION TO APPLICANTS: Communication to shortlisted applicants will be done via Email.

Please enter a phone number including country code

Select (nearest) African city

About your startup

Please post a link to your video pitch

Thank you for your interest in this program. By submitting your application you agree program staff and selection committee are able to review the information you have posted to VC4A.