Call for interest - Challenge AirFrance #2 @AfricArena 2017

AfricArena second challenge with AirFrance has been launched : "Offer innovative mobile payment solutions for flights booking in Africa". Apply before 30th September !

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Silicon Cape and La French Tech Cape Town have joined forces to create AfricArena, an International Africa Tech Conference to connect investors and VC’s from accross the world with start-ups from Africa and beyond.

The AfricArena conference will take place on 6th and 7th November at the Century City Conference Center in Cape Town and aims to attract 500 delegates, with a strong proportion being international visitors.

Supported by the investment communities (AVCA, SAVCA and major angles and VC Network), it is designed with a heavy content of investors and challenges pitches, as well as panels with investors, entrepreneurs and innovators from different ecosystems.

To attract start-ups, AfricArena created challenges with AirFrance, aiming to attract start-ups from all over Africa and Europe to participate. After the first challenge a month ago, the second challenge has been launched and consits in finding new and unique booking methods for flight with AirFrance, considering that in Africa the access to data can be restricted or absent.

Challenges are a real opportunity for the start-ups to:
- Pitch in front of investors
- Get free entrance to the event
- Win 2 nights’ accomodation (for 1 representative)
- AfricArena covers a portion of the economy airfare on the most cost effective route to the conference

And most of all:
- The winner of the challenge battle will have the opportunity for a potential POC project with AirFrance

For any complementary information and to participation: click here.

publie le 11/09/2017

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