Deadline: 22 November, 2020

The African App Launchpad (AAL) initiative is now open for registration.

The competition is aimed at building capacity of youths from Egypt and other African countries and foster establishment of sustainable startups.


  • Cash prize of $72,000
  • Business planning training by GrindStone
  • Acceleration Programme by Microsoft through THINKROOM
  • Access to VCs for top winning startups


  • Apply as teams or startups that have been running for up to two years
  • Team must be made up of at least two members
  • Open to citizens of Egypt, Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, The Gambia, Nigeria, Togo and Uganda.

To participate and for more information, click here.

Photo source: African App Launchpad


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