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Challenge #2 – Air France


Offer innovative Mobile Solutions for travel

Offer new innovative mobile solution at any stage during the travel



Although Air France-KLM is the number one French eCommerce merchant in the world, the company is still naturally challenged by the specificities inherent to each of the market it serves.

For most African consumers, internet is accessed via a smartphone mostly – usually with limited data and speed. The Challenge offered is to provide solutions relevant to African markets in relation to the associated needs to long-haul travelling, from and to Africa.

A mobile solution who would provide support to any stage of the travel process (Visa / Documentation / etc.) would be a must.


Optimize the “Travel Tech” innovations (and mobile penetration) growth lever in Africa to aggregate one (or more) mobile solution(s) so as to facilitate/streamline the travel process – to suit the needs of the African travellers and customers.


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Please find all the Submission’s rules at the bottom of the page.

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About AirFrance

Air France is a leading global player in its three main areas of activity: passenger transport, cargo transport and aircraft maintenance. From its hubs at Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airports, the airline operates flights to more than 320 destinations and 118 countries.

Air France is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, alongside Korean Air, Aeromexico and Delta. With the North American airline, Air France has also set up a joint venture dedicated to the joint operation of several hundred transatlantic flights every day.


Top 3

The three selected startups will get:

  • Free entrance to the event
  • Two nights accommodation
  •  Travel allowance (at departure)

This reward is available for only one representative of each company.

Investors' 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.


A Proof of Concept (POC) will be launched for the winner of the Challenge, with AirFrance (and partners).

Great opportunity to work with a worldwide company and strengthen your solution.

Selection Criteria

Geographic Criteria

For this challenge we will consider (only):

Startups from Europe

English-speaking startups from Africa

French-speaking startups from Africa

Maturity Criteria

Only startups can participate in this challenge, meaning:

Innovative solution or service

Less than 5 years of existence

Early-stage company looking for funds

Submission Rules

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: Thursday 30th of September 2017 – 12 midnight

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