InfoDev’s mAgri Challenge Announced

Zoe Lu from the infoDev Mobile Innovations team asked us via COSTECH to share the following information on infoDev’s just announced mAgri Challenge. The finalists will be invited to pitch before investors and OEMs in November 2013 for a chance to win mentorship and commercialization opportunities. They are targeting innovators with a mobile based business in Africa that have a working prototype of an mAgri app. Women entrepreneurs are especially encouraged to apply.

For consideration, simply:

  1. SUBMIT the concept and completed form to (available on the website & attached) to zlu1@worldbank.org.
  2. COMPETE by entering the business plan into the mAgri challenge for a chance to pitch before investors and OEMs in November 2013. All submissions must be received by July 31st, 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time to zlu1@worldbank.org.
  3. PITCH! Select finalists will be chosen to pitch their products before a panel of industry experts in November 2013 for the chance to receive business coaching support.

Have a look at the following full brochure for more information and please spread the word about the challenge.

Download the mAgri Challenge brochure (pdf)

Download the mAgri Challenge brochure (pdf)

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