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  • Speed up the development of your innovation projects
    Digital Africa is a digital platform which aims to allow innovative entrepreneurs in Africa to find the resources and contacts necessary for their development and for the growth of their projects (non-profit and startups) by federating the communities of knowledge and initiatives and by rendering available the shared resources by the partners of the Digital Africa initiative.


Latest calls

27 September 2018

The third edition of the AFD Digital Challenge is dedicated to reduce inequalities between men and women on the African continent. The competition is aimed at f start-ups which offer innovative services that promote gender equality....


Technical and financial support
Close: 12 November 2018 - 13:00 UT
15 April 2018

The LeAD Campus program provides key leadership skills to high potential actors, so they can also develop their vision and their business. The bilingual certificate course lasts 6 months. It is co-constructed by 4 African and French institutions, operated and implemented in partnership with companies on the continent....


Training program
Close: 29 September 2018 - 13:00 UT
29 May 2018

RFI organizes the "RFI Challenge App Africa" ​​in order to promote sustainable development in Africa. This contest is organized by RFI as part of the program " C'est pas du vent" which decrypts progress or setbacks of our actions in the face of our changing environment....


Supporting projects
Close: 31 July 2018 - 13:00 UT
22 May 2018

The Social & Inclusive Business Camp offers powerful tools, expertise and peer coaching to enable a quick scaling up of innovative projects. Tool box : qualified experts, peer coaching, collective intelligence, social performance measurement and communication, governance … the whole program is designed to empower the entrepreneurs to pitch their projects in front of investors at the end....

AFD (Marseille)

Support of social entrepreneurs
Close: 06 July 2018 - 13:00 UT
20 September 2017

In September 2017, the AFD, Bpifrance and La French Tech launched the second edition of the Digital Africa Challenge, a startups and digital innovation contest for sustainable development. This topic inspired many: more than 770 applications were submitted to the jury, consisting of five professionals and experts in digital innovation....


Technical and financial support
Close: 22 October 2017 - 13:00 UT
10 October 2016

The first edition of the Digital Africa challenge, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 applications and rewarded 10 winning startups who convinced the jury of the impact-potential of their innovation....


Technical and financial support
Close: 15 November 2016 - 13:00 UT