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CHALLENGE #7 – CITY OF CAPE-TOWN

Brief

DESIGN A DIGITAL PRODUCT THAT IMPROVES THE DISCOVERABILITY OF UNIQUE EXPERIENCES FOR TOURISTS IN CAPE-TOWN.


**What does the City of Cape-Town says**


These days, most tourists are planning their own itineraries using online tools.

We can attract more people to different parts of Cape Town and support more small business and “last mile” providers by making information easier for digital travellers to find.

If you have tech and data skills, design skills, or just a passion for the tourism industry, we want you!

Join us for the largest start up event on the continent, AfricArena.
Three finalists will be selected to pitch on 6 & 7 of November

**Top 3 reasons why attend Africarena**


**The event will offer a unique platform for 50 of the very top African start ups to pitch on open innovation challenges and to investors**

**Given the variety of investors present from the VC, Angels and Private Equity community in African and Europe, it is an opportunity for startups to meet many potential investors**

**The event is a great networking opportunity the leaders of the African tech industry (incubators, entrepreneurs,) but also with key people in innovation positions in large international business**


**Submission & Selection Criteria**


No specific criteria or rules here, except geolocation – it must be a company operating in Southern Africa 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦

If you have any trouble submitting your application – please send us an email at : amaire@methys.com

About The City of Cape-Town

The City of Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapsta // Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city of Cape Town, South Africa and its suburbs and exurbs. As of the 2011 census, it had a population of 3,740,026.

Rewards

Tickets

The three selected startups will get:

  • Free VIP entrance to the event
  • Corporates & Investors Pitch

Pitch

All 3 startups will get the chance to pitch in front the investors at the event.

Investors/VC’s from all over Africa, Europe and the USA will attend at the event.

Give your startups a financial boost to break the market.

Winners

All 3 startups will get the chance to pitch in front the investors at the event.

Investors/VC’s from all over Africa, Europe and the USA will attend at the event.

Give your startups a financial boost to break the market.

Selection Criteria

Geographic area

For this challenge we will consider only:

Startups from operating in Southern Africa

Maturity Criteria

Only startups can participate in this challenge, meaning:

Innovative solution or service

Less than 5 years of existence

Early-stage // Seed-stage company

Submission Requirements

Required format:

Short video with 2 topics: Startup presentation / How do you solve the problem? (mpg, mpeg, mp4, mov) – You can also share us a “Wetransfer” link or a Youtube video

Deck pitch: 8 slides max (ppt, pdf)

Last day of submission: 31th of October 2017 – 12 midnight

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