If you are an entrepreneur using Information Communication Technology (ICT) to bring about a positive influence in Africa or the Middle East, take part in the Orange Social Venture Prize contest.
The 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize is open for applications. Entrepreneurs or ventures that have been in business for fewer than 3 years, at the time of competition, are welcome to participate; at no cost, no matter which nationality.
Applicants must show they use ICT to meet needs, in an innovative fashion, in either Africa or the Middle East. This covers any field. The project must also be one to be deployed in regions where Orange operates.
2016’s Orange Social Venture Prize will reward the winning proposals with a total amount of €55,000.
The first place entrepreneur will receive €25,000. The runners-up and third-placed entrepreneurs will get €15,000 and €10,000 respectively. Meanwhile €5000 will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize.
Moreover, the 10 finalists and the “Entrepreneurs Club’s Choice” award will receive special support from Grow Movement NGOfor 6 months.
Deadline for Orange Social Venture Prize application is 21st September, 2016. Apply here