Pitch to Save the World – Ghana

Calling all Ghanaian Climate Startups

The Pitch to Save the World series of competitions offers startup capital to the top three competition winners, for companies seeking to fulfill one or more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the Ghana edition, companies must be working to help accomplish an SDG related to mitigating the impacts of climate change. The current competition is taking place in Ghana, where Idea Foundry has joined with regional implementing partner, Challenges Group Ghana and other local engagement partners. Learn more below about eligibility and how we support entrepreneurial ecosystems globally.

In this competition, 1st place will take home GHS 50K, 2nd place GHS 30K, and 3rd place GHS 20K.

The application will be open through 1 June 2023.The top ten applicants will move to the next round, pitching at a live event, to be held at British Council’s Accra location, in front of investors and other ecosystem participants. The top ten applicants will be informed in early June 2023, and the live event will be held 6 July 2023.

Why Apply?

Apply to the Pitch to Save the World competition to get access to the following perks:

  • Mentorship: Network and connect with like-minded mentors.
  • Connection: Have your voice heard on a global stage.
  • Prize: Cash funding to help build your business.

Eligibility criteria

eligibility criteria

Get to know us

In conjunction with each competition, office hours are held at least twice with both Idea Foundry and our local implementing partner. Additionally you can join us and other applicants at an information webinar to learn best practices for building an application, and have your questions answered in an open forum. If you are having issues with your application or signing up for office hours, please email pitch@ideafoundry.org – email about the viability of your application will have not response.

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May 31, 2023
Organizer Idea Foundry
Website Visit website
Targets Ghana
Agribusiness, Clean technology and energy, Construction and manufacturing, ICT, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene
SDG (5)
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12. Responsible Consumption and Production, 13. Climate Action, 6. Clean Water and Sanitation, 7. Affordable and Clean Energy