Application Deadline: tenth March 2017
It is safe to say that you are an East African with a moonshot advancement to a worldwide terrific test that use exponential innovation and can possibly affect a billion people in 10 years?
The motivation behind the SingularityU East Africa Global Impact Challenge is to cultivate moonshot developments and new companies that decidedly affect the lives of individuals living in East Africa, with a capacity to scale and effect a billion people worldwide in 10 years.
What moon shot advancement would you create to tackle a worldwide excellent test (condition, vitality, water, nourishment, wellbeing, calamity flexibility, administration, learning, space,security, flourishing) utilizing exponential innovation that would affect the lives of a billion people in the following 10 years?
The victor of this test will secure a full sponsorship to go to the prestigious Global Solutions Program at Singularity University. The program keeps running from June 17 to August 17, 2017.
Rules and Criteria
The test is interested in inhabitants and natives in East Africa
You should be age 21 or more established on the primary day of the GSP
Must be familiar with composed and communicated in English
Ready to take part for the whole GSP17 program
Candidates chosen as finalists will be met by a board of judges on 24th March 2017
Who Should Apply:
Individuals who are headed to take care of the world’s most concerning issues.
SingularityU search for individuals from every expert foundation, however will be truly excited to discover you if:
You’re a refined business visionary, technologist, researcher, or change operator with ability in your picked field(s)
You have extensive experience with or an enthusiasm for tending to environmental change or are attempting to address any of the immediate or aberrant impacts of environmental change, for example, administration, security, supportable water supplies, and option sustenance or vitality sources
You’re as of now considering how to use exponential innovations to make positive effect on the planet
You’re focused on the long haul voyage of propelling an effect centered startup
Level of arrangement’s importance to the subject of the test
The local pertinence in settling the test in East Africa
Possibility, Viability and Coherence of actualizing the thought
Entrepreneurial and creative potential, with an emphasis on innovative oddity
Candidate’s authority experience and quality, profile, accomplishments, and potential
Rundown of achievements
A dynamic of the venture thought
A video URL of the venture thought
Timetable and Important Dates–
Applications Open: thirteenth February 2017
Applications Close: tenth March 2017
Pitch Event and Winners Announced: 24th March 2017
Connect with the East Africa GIC coordinators by messaging them at firstname.lastname@example.org
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the SingularityU East Africa Global Impact Challenge 2017