2020 Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 for African Entrepreneurs

Applications are invited from African Entrepreneurs for the 2020 Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000. The deadline for submission of applications for the Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 is 31st January, 2020.

2020 Africa-France Summit:Digital Africa Challenge of 1000

Announced at the press conference presenting the 2020 Africa-France Summit held in Bordeaux, the Challenge of 1,000 is a joint initiative of Digital Africa and the Summit.

The State will invite 1,000 African entrepreneurs to come to Bordeaux to present their solutions at The City of Solutions, a show dedicated to projects and solutions for sustainable cities and territories to be held during the 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit from June 4-6, 2020.

Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 Topics.

The City of Solutions, a trade fair to highlight projects and initiatives for sustainable cities and regions. Designed as a 360° view of a city, it is structured around seven themed districts to create the city of the future together!

  • Access to Essential Services:
  • Moving around the city
  • Feeding the city
  • Building and enhancing the city
  • Living in the city
  • Connecting the city
  • Financing and structuring projects

Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 Eligibility.

  • You have to be an African entrepreneur, having an activity related to one of the 7 districts of The City of Solutions
  • Your organization needs a real legal existence (legal statute)
  • Your organization should have an increasing revenue
  • Your organization should bear a viable product or solution, innovative or duplicable at a lower cost, to make French and African cities more sustainable from an environmental and social point of view.

Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 Benefits.

  • Winners will be invited (one person per organization): the costs of the plane tickets and 3-days accommodation in Bordeaux will be partially or fully covered depending on the financial capabilities of the winner.
  • Winners will have a space in the entrepreneurs’ stands at the City of Solutions.

How to Apply for Africa-France Summit/Digital Africa Challenge of 1000.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

Apply Here Official Link


  • October 18 – January 31, 2020: Call for projects online on digital-africa.co
  • Every month: selection of the best applications, apply as soon as possible!
  • End of March, 2020: Nomination of the 1.000 winners.
  • June 4, 5 and 6, 2020: the Africa-France Summit in Bordeaux, France.

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