EY Africa Innovation Pitch Competition 2021

About the Opportunity

Are you an entrepreneur with new technologies and innovative business solutions that can transform business sectors in Africa? EY helps companies thrive and transform by reshaping themselves, experimenting with new ideas and solutions, and scaling for success.

We are looking for diverse African-owned companies with technology-based solutions to “pitch” and showcase their innovative products, services, and business solutions. Deadline for all submissions: Thursday, May 13, 2021 Join us at The EY Africa Innovation Pitch Competition on Wednesday, May 19, 2021; Wednesday, May 26 2021 and Wednesday, June 02, 2021.

  • Total winnings valued at $10,000 USD

  • Top applicants will “Pitch” their company to EY and a panel of judges

  • Application deadline – Thursday, May 13, 2021

Qualified applicants:

  • Must be an established and legally registered business for at least two (2) years in South Africa; Zimbabwe; Botswana; Mauritius; Zambia; Tanzania, Namibia, Malawi

  • The company must be at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by black, women, people with disabilities, and youth-owned business

  • Provide technology-based product, service, or solution

  • Attend EY Perfecting Your Pitch Session and competition May 19, May 26, and June 2, 2021

To enter:

Applicants must submit ALL of the following in English:

  • Complete EY online registration (click on the registration link above)

  • Complete company enterprise supplier development (ESD) information form (link below)

  • Submit a one-page company summary (PDF)

  • Submit a one-minute video (MP4 format) of your “Company Pitch” - instruction below on how to share your video on OneDrive

  • Provide BBBEE affidavit/certificate (for SA applicants ONLY)

Please submit all required documents and video to:

To register, please click:

For more information, please click:

Contact Details

+27 72 015 4446 and/or +27 880 6261

5 Girton Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193

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