Singtel/ Airtel Accelerator Challenge

Singtel/ Airtel Accelerator Challenge
Image Credits : Singtel

Image Credits : Singtel


  • 2 local winners from Africa will participate in the Startup Mentorship Program in October in Singapore.
  • All finalists will pitch their apps at the Grand Final in November (country venue to be decided).
  • 1 final winner will be selected and announced at the Grand Final in Nov.
Important Deadlines:

All submissions should be in by September 5, 2015
Country-level Winner will be announced on September 15, 2015
Airtel Africa Winner will be announced on September 30, 2015
Singtel Group-Samsung Regional winner will be announced in December, 2015
Criteria for Apps:

All submissions should be consumer-centric mobile apps or solutions that leverage on mobile network services to deliver value, e.g. mobile data, carrier billing, location, SMS, etc.
Example of the desired types of apps:

  • Lifestyle – help the individuals in their everyday life. It’s about social, fun, and productivity.
  • On-demand Economy – connect the supply and demand; allowing a consumer to buy anything from goods to services
  • Health– Enable healthy living by providing easy access to health related resources and tools.
  • Smart Living – communicate with surrounding appliances and devices to enhance living.
  • Apps must be 80%-90% ready for deployment and should not have been launched yet.
Criteria for Participants:

  • Participant must be individuals residing or companies registered in the country where the local competition is being held.
  • Participants must provide a live demonstration of their app during the pitch session for the grand finale.

For more Information, please visit the official Page on this Link to apply