ABOUT THE PROGRAM
In continuity with previous years’ activities, summer 2019 will see the team engaged in Uganda for scouting for business ideas, training and activation of local connections and with the Italian ecosystem.
WHY A CALL FOR STARTUPS WITH THE NAME “MADE IN AFRICA”?
The objective of the initiative is to support startuppers, innovators, makers and young talents who intend to develop products or services with high potential impact on some of the sectors driving the local economy.
The expression “Made in Africa” wants to be a reference to the chains of excellence in the Italian economy (in particular handicraft, fashion, agribusiness, textile industry, manufacturing, creative industry, furniture & design) that can found potential and valid partners in new African business initiatives.
This call has the goal of facilitating the construction of relationships by building “bridges” between two extremely close and similar worlds but still struggling to “approach” and engage them in a win-win business perspective.
The call is aimed at teams of startuppers, innovators, SMEs aiming to develop a new product line, makers and young talents who intend to develop products or services with high potential impact on some of the sectors driving the local economy, including: