Applications have opened for the latest edition of Pitch AgriHack 2023, which is seeking young agri-tech entrepreneurs with solutions addressing food security challenges and empowering smallholder farmers across the continent.
Pitch AgriHack offers a platform for these entrepreneurs to present their technological solutions in order to transform the continent’s agricultural landscape. With a total prize money of US$45,000, Pitch AgriHack 2023 will reward the most promising ventures that address key challenges and promote sustainable agricultural development.
The competition awards winners in three categories – early-stage agri-tech ventures, mature or growth-stage agri-tech ventures, and women-led agri-tech ventures. Three winners and three runners-up will be selected, with each winner receiving a cash prize of US$10,000 and each runner-up receiving US$5,000.
The competition is open to African founders or co-founders, aged 18-40, with businesses providing agri-tech solutions and digital services in the agriculture sector. Applications are open here until July 3.