Top ten innovative tech4governance ideas stand a chance to win up to $60,000 each at the Penplusbytes and Making All Voices Count (MAVC) #Tech4Governance pitching competition set to be held at New Media Hub, Accra- Ghana on May 30th 2015.
The competition focuses on “Improved Public Service Delivery and better “Electoral Process” and up to 10 innovators being selected to pitch, and from which winners will get support to develop their ideas with the most innovative idea receiving grant of up to $60,000.
To be among the 10, you have to submit your idea today at http://submit.makingallvoicescount.org. 1 – 2 winners of the competition will get incubation support for their ideas from Making All Voices Count, with mentoring in preparation for potential innovation grants of up to $60,000 down the line, depending on first, the development of a proposal strong enough to warrant a grant and second, the demonstration of their capacity to successfully implement.
According to the two organisations, winners will have access to mentoring support, international networking and related tools and resources through Making All Voices Count’s South to South Lab. Applications are open to Ghanaian entities: companies, government actors, non-profits, for-profits, education establishments, NGOs and individuals who have bright ideas carved along the definitive thematic areas of ‘Improved Service Delivery’ and bettering ‘Electoral Processes.’
Your ideas or solution has to help improve service delivery or electoral processes in Ghana.
According to Ms. Juliet Amoah, Strategic Director of Penplusbytes, “We highly encourage entities from Ghana to apply: companies, government actors, non-profits, for-profits, education establishments, NGOs or individuals.”
To read more about eligibility get more resources here.