1776 challenge cup open for Ethiopian startups

1776 challenge cup open for Ethiopian startups

1776 challenge cup

1776 challenge cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections and share their vision on a global stage.

Are you a startup with big ambitions to solve a meaningful problem for our world? Apply for vc1776 challenge cup local competition at iceaddis Dec 4th. Compete with other amazing startups from Ethiopia and win a ticket to the regional challenge in Nairobi.

We’ll share pitch-coaching, industry advice, and connect you with the right people to scale in your industry, and there’s $175,000 in cash and over $1,000,000 in potential investments in the finals.

Startups advance through three rounds: Local, Regional and Global Finals. All of the regional winners and a host of wild cards will be invited to participate in the Challenge Cup Global Finals next June in Washington, D.C. There, they’ll compete for over $1 million in prizes, as well as spend time with the investors, customers, media and other key connections that can help them succeed on a global scale.


iceaddis hosts the local competition in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Registration is open until Nov 27th.


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