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Indiafrica Business Venture Contest 2014 | @helloindiafrica

Indiafrica Business Venture Contest 2014 | @helloindiafrica

Indiafrica Business Venture Contest 2014Are you under 35 years of age and have a business or social venture idea that can create value and provide an impetus to the industrial or social sector in India and Africa? Participate in this contest to win attractive cash prizes and a chance get recognized at an international platform. Participating teams may have up to four members.


Entrepreneurial Solutions to Address Developmental Challenges




INDIAFRICA Cash Prizes of Rs. 50000* each for the Top 20 teams (10 each from Africa and India)

Trip to Davos during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 for one member each from the African and Indian teams winning Top Honours at the Finals in Accra, Ghana

Trip to Accra for the Finals for one member each from the Top 8 teams (4 each from Africa and India)

Two WOXSEN INDIAFRICA Prizes of Rs. 750,000 each for the First ranked teams from Africa and India from the Finals at Accra, Ghana

Chance to win The Indian Angel Network INDIAFRICA Prize for one African or Indian team from among the Top 8 – Incubation, Mentoring and Equity Investment in the enterprise

Chance to win The GSF India INDIAFRICA Prize for one African or Indian venture from among the Top 8 – for an Investment Committee (IC) review for its Accelerator programme. If selected by the IC, the finalist will receive an investment and be part of a 10 week accelerator/mentor programme

Selection for final round of interviews for the unique GSF Global and GSF Impact Accelerator Programmes for deserving African and Indian technology ventures


15 April, 2014


  • Your business venture should focus on any of the following sectors:

#Creative Industry

#Cultural Industry



#Food, Nutrition & Agriculture


#Skill Development


#Financial Inclusion

  • Open to all African and Indian citizens under the age of 35 years.
  • Your team must include an undergraduate student or a graduate student (current or within three years of graduation as of December 31, 2013) from any masters-level or post-graduate higher education program in any area of study in the world; the student must be actively involved in the venture (i.e., actively participating in development of the business plan or actively working on the business).
  • Your team should include a statement in the business plan describing the graduate student/recent graduate’s level of involvement.
  • The student or recent graduate must be the plan’s presenter (and must be available to answer judges’ questions regarding the business) in the final round of the competition.
  • Teams are strongly encouraged to include at least one seasoned entrepreneur or professional with relevant skills and experience.
  • Teams can have up to 4 members
  • The entry should be submitted to latest by 15 April 2014, 2300 hrs IST or mailed to

INDIAFRICA: A Shared Future

Ideaworks Design & Strategy Pvt Ltd

609, Block-C, 6th Floor

Nirvana Courtyard

South City-2, Sector-50

Gurgaon, Haryana,

Pin-122018, India

Phone: +91 124 425 3501

  • The submission should contain details of all team members

~ Full name

~ e-mail address

~ Contact no

~ City, country and region

~ Date of birth (date-month-year)

~ Institution / Organization

~ Proof of identity

~ A short bio not exceeding 100 words

  • Register and get the detailed PDF guidelines here


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