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VivaTech AfricaTech Awards 2024

Call For Applications: VivaTech AfricaTech Awards 2024

About VivaTech:

VivaTech accelerates innovation by connecting startups, tech leaders, major companies, and investors to address the world’s biggest challenges. Each year, the event takes place over four exciting days in Paris, creating Europe’s largest technology and startup event. VivaTech explores disruptive topics in tech through world-premiere demos, launches, and conferences, fostering collaboration in an ecosystem where business meets innovation. The eighth edition of VivaTech will be held from May 22-25, 2024.

AfricaTech Awards:

VivaTech organizes the third edition of the AfricaTech Awards, a pan-African initiative recognizing startups making positive impacts in key areas: Climate Tech, Health Tech, E-commerce & FinTech. These awards aim to provide opportunities for emerging startups in Africa, facilitating networking, mentoring, and support from tech leaders, investors, policymakers, and institutions.


  1. Climate Tech Challenge: Solutions to reduce emissions, protect the environment, and enhance climate resilience.
  2. E-commerce & FinTech Challenge: Solutions driving economic development in African countries through e-commerce and finance.
  3. Health Tech Challenge: Solutions expanding healthcare access, reducing costs, and fostering innovation in the healthcare sector.


  • Invitation to VivaTech event (including flight, booth, and passes).
  • Participation in the official AfricaTech Awards ceremony.
  • Maximum visibility through media coverage and inclusion in VivaTech communication plans.
  • Awards from category sponsors and mentoring from jury members.
  • Networking opportunities with corporate partners and VC funds.

Selection Criteria:

  • Impact: Demonstrated results in addressing societal and environmental issues.
  • Innovation: Relevance and innovation level compared to existing solutions.
  • Scalability: Market sizing and potential for scaling.
  • Team profile: Experience, expertise, and diversity within the team.
  • Business model: Addressing real market needs with a viable business model.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Majority of the team based in Africa or serving African markets.
  • Solution or product addressing the African market.
  • Raised between USD 200K and USD 20M in capital.
  • Addressing one of the specified themes: Climate Tech, E-commerce, FinTech, or Health Tech.

Deadline: March 4, 2024.

Click HERE to Apply