The Global Startup Awards, an independent startup ecosystem competition, invites applicants for the Eastern Africa Startup Awards. The Eastern Africa Startup Awards connect East African tech startups across the region to a global network of leading innovators and investors. The competition will award and support entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem leaders making an impact in the following areas:

  • Environmental sustainability
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Emerging technologies and innovation
  • Cross-border collaboration

Successful applicants in the competition will benefit from the following:

  • Access to new markets
  • Access to funding opportunities
  • Access to a global network of leaders
  • Exposure on a global stage

The competition process also brings together local ambassadors, country partners, national and international jury members, and key advisors to identify innovative startups in all aspects of the  ecosystem.

To apply for the competition, visit: Applications