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The Africa Earth Observation (AEO) Challenge is an annual open innovation challenge aimed at sourcing novel space technologies since 2016. This challenge seeks to drive entrepreneurial activity in the African space industry and promote awareness of the value of earth observation data across the continent and in multiple sectors such as water and food security, mining, logistics, insurance, and many more. Earth observation gathers information about the planet’s physical, chemical, and biological systems via remote-sensing technologies. This information can then be used to monitor changes in natural and artificial environments.

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Meet the early-stage startups from Anza Capital and Grindstone Ventures with their groundbreaking ideas and innovations. These startups are ready to showcase their potential to take Africa to the world!

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To foster collaboration in blockchain, the Technology Innovation Agency and the Embassy of Switzerland to South Africa have joined forces with SA Wines, the University of Cape Town Fintech Innovation Hub and CV VC to further foster the collaboration in blockchain and build a fruitful and engaging Swiss-South African blockchain ecosystem. The challenge is a 5-month project bringing together 5 Swiss and 5 South African startups in blockchain and impact innovation.

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Introducing the Inventors Garage Competition, a remarkable event that shines at every summit. It presents innovators with a platform to display their product, prototype, or minimum viable product.

Ten exceptional entrepreneurs have been selected to exhibit their groundbreaking innovations at the highly esteemed #SAIS’23. This isn’t just about showcasing creativity; it’s a golden opportunity to garner attention from potential investors and customers. Participants get to expand their network and amplify their success.

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The SAIS TIA 10x Innovation Pitching Competition serves as a platform for South African startups driven by a compelling vision for creating a lasting impact. This competition is designed for innovative ventures ready to scale and redefine their respective industries.

Our primary focus is on ideas that prioritize making a positive societal impact. Whether your startup operates in healthcare, education, sustainability (water, food, energy), or any other field, we value and promote endeavors that strive to bring about tangible and meaningful change.

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Meet the cohort of investment-ready startups that have successfully completed various programmes in the SA Innovation Summit’s TechTribe Accelerator. Emanating from diverse industries these startups are at different business stages. From the food and beverage-technology industry to machine learning, these founders are ready to take on investment deals.

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Explore the rising stars of innovation as they take center stage, introducing their groundbreaking startups through our prestigious collaboration with TIA’s Pavilion. It’s a front-row seat to witness the birth of transformative ideas and the individuals behind them.

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Take an exclusive glimpse into the innovative world of Tsiba Academy as we present three of their promising startups. Get ready to be inspired by their groundbreaking ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and the future they are shaping!

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In a world where technology and innovation are the driving forces of progress, the Innovation Hub Pavilion Dealbook stands as a testament to human ingenuity. Dive into a realm where visionary entrepreneurs harness cutting-edge tech to shape the future, and where groundbreaking ideas meet the power of tomorrow. 

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NIPDB, the catalyst for Namibia’s economic transformation, leaves its mark at the SAIS’23, igniting innovation and fostering growth. NIPDB and their three entrepreneurs converge here, embodying Namibia’s innovative spirit and economic vitality.

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