mAgri Challenge

infoDev, The World Bank has just launched the mAgri Challenge, a business competition designed to support entrepreneurs with working prototypes of mobile apps focused on agriculture in Africa. Building upon previous World Bank challenges, five finalists (teams) will be invited to a Mobile Startup Camp in November 2013 for a chance to refine their models and practice pitching their businesses to angel investors.

To apply, you need to do the followings by August 15, 2013, 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time:

  1. download, complete and submit the questionnaire
  2. submit your business pitch using the PowerPoint template provided.  It should not exceed 11 slides, excluding the title slide/cover page.
  3. upload a 1 minute video to YouTube or Dropbox that demonstrates your product, and include the URL in your submission. In the event that a video cannot be created, screen shots and descriptions (not to exceed 750 words) are permissible.

Watch its promotional video below:

For more information and submission, please visit the challenge's official page: