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Orange Ventures Africa & Middle East Seed Challenge 2020

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 10, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on July 18, 2020
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The Africa Middle & East Seed Challenge is a call for candidates to submit application for seed investments from €50k up to €150k.

The investees will be announced by September 2020 and will integrate the Orange Ventures Africa Middle & East portfolio.

Do you think you have what it takes?

Benefits
> Funding from €50K to €150K funding per investment in 7 African and Middle-East entrepreneurs, convertible note with standards terms;
> Connection to 12 months local mentor to support your business.

Eligibility
You are eligible if:
1. You have a bold vision with passion for disruption and expansion;
2. You are willing to partner with Orange;
3. You are a tech-driven start-up;
4. You are mainly operating in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Sénégal, Tunisia, Morocco and Jordan;
5. You run Seed stage company, you have not raised more than €1m in total equity funding.

Application
At the end of the application form, you’ll need to upload the following documents:
a) Investment Deck;
b) Financial plan (excel file inc. historic data if relevant);
c) 3-minute Pitch video (internet link).

Utilize This Offer

Are you an entrepreneur who is building a ground breaking business and want to scale on your market, and beyond?

Are you mainly operating in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Sénégal, Tunisia, Morocco or Jordan?

Apply for the Orange Ventures Africa & Middle East Seed Challenge 2020.

Submit your application by July 19, 2020.

For more information please visit https://digitalventures.orange.com/mea-seed-challenge/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 10
Jun 10

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network

Jill Langhus
Jun 13
Jun 13

Thanks for sharing, Ana!