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Startups in the MENA Can Now Apply to the Orange Social Venture Prize

The Orange Social Venture Prize rewards the best innovative and socially responsible business project in Africa and the Middle East, with up to €25,000 in prizes.

By SWB Team

Entrepreneurs in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia can now apply to the Orange Social Venture Prize, which has just opened its applications across the Middle East and North Africa, including 18  countries like Sierra Leone, Madagascar and Burkina Faso.

The new edition of the contest, for the ninth year in a row, is looking for the best business venture projects using technological innovation in the service of the society or the environment. If you are an entrepreneur with a project or a project idea to be deployed in one of the 18 participating countries, you can apply to the Orange Social Venture Prize Africa and Middle East for the next three months.

There contest includes two phases; the first on, where projects compete for national awards against other projects in the same country; the second one will see the winners battle it out in an international competition, with a different jury and higher stakes. The three international winners get back home with prizes of €25,000,€15,000 and €10,000.

If you are looking for support for your social- and environment-minded project, apply through the registration form.

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