|The Digital Lab Africa call for projects #2 closed with a bang on 25 February 2018 with 730 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries. This overwhelming response confirms
the importance and relevance of this program in supporting emerging talent (+200 applications compared to the first edition)!
Digital Lab Africa’s selection committees have chosen the 30 finalists who will compete – for the first time this year – in an online pitch competition. Startuppers, entrepreneurs, creators from the African continent (South Africa, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe) they will represent the new generation of talent in creative industries (virtual reality, web creation, digital music, video game and animation).
From 26 April, 2018, the « video pitch » of the 30 competitors will be displayed online on a dedicated platform (vote.digilabafrica.com) developed by Qwant, in partnership with Dailymotion Africa. This platform will allow Internet users to anonymously vote for their favorite pitch (from April, 26th to May,9th), without having to communicate their personal data.