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GSMA Innovation Fund for Digital Urban Services 2021


GSMA Innovation Fund for Digital Urban Services 2021

Deadline: 2 July 2, 2021
Open to: social enterprises in Africa, South or South East Africa
Benefits: an equity-free grant of between £100,000 and £250,000 to scale their innovation

Description

The GSMA is looking for start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises in Africa, South or South East Asia.

These organisations should be leveraging digital technology to deliver urban services with socio-economic, commercial and environmental impact in the following sectors:

The objective of the Fund is to extract insights from business models to inform the improvement of essential urban services delivery across energy, water, sanitation, plastics and waste management. Grants will be utilized to test digital innovations, enable scale, and provide essential services to underserved populations across all four sectors.

The grant projects must seek to demonstrate:

Eligibility

Applicant must

They particularly encourage the following applicants:

Grant

How to apply?

The deadline for submitting pitches is 23:59 UTC+1 (UK time) on July 2, 2021.

For more information, see FAQ or visit the official website.



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