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Innovate to Create Digital Solutions During & Beyond COVID-19 - African Leadership Academy

The African Leadership University in Collaboration with the Alibaba Business School Global Ecommerce Talent Programme is organizing the Africa edition of the GET Global Challenge 2020. The Challenge is themed: Digital Solutions during COVID-19 and beyond. The Africa edition is a part of the larger Global competition hosted by Alibaba Business School and is taking place in several countries across the world. Read more about it here. The challenge is seeking for innovative digital solutions to support people, businesses and institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

In 2020, we have all witnessed a disruption to daily life, work and much more due to the spread of the coronavirus across the world. In such times, our world becomes vulnerable and we have to ensure we have solutions that protects everyone or can improve the conditions in which we all exist. This challenge seeks to inspire and support young people who are especially digital natives to innovate with technology to provide solutions for all walks of life. These digital solutions can come in any form and be from any field. However, the solutions should promote resilience, inclusion and access to services that people need during times like these. This in essence is a social innovation challenge.

This challenge will take place online/virtually unless otherwise announced.

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About African Leadership University

African Leadership University or ALU is a network of tertiary institutions with operations in both Mauritius and Rwanda. Its mission is to build 25 campuses across the continent and produce 3 million young African leaders over the next 50 years ALU's first campus was launched in September 2015 in Mauritius and is known as the African Leadership College. Its second campus was launched in September 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. ALU projects to build 25 campuses in major cities in Africa hosting around 10,000 students.... read more


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ALU/Alibaba GET Challenge


Aim and Benefits of ALU/Alibaba GET Challenge

There will be prizes across both regional and global levels including:

  1. Up to 14,000 USD of business funding
  2. A digital economy discovery trip to Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China
  3. Admission to Alibaba GET Talent bank, connected with potential mentors, investors, employers, and business opportunities
  4. Special prizes at regional level to be announced

In addition, participants will get access to:

  • Premium digital economy and entrepreneurship education content through online trainings from Alibaba Business School and from African Leadership University

Requirements for ALU/Alibaba GET Challenge Qualification

The challenge is open to young budding entrepreneurs who meet the following criteria:

  1. 18 to 30 years of age
  2. Sign up as teams of 3-5 members, with at least one member that can communicate effectively in English Language
  3. Have a new business idea or a running business that has been in operation for less than 1 year
  4. Have not received institutional funding of more than USD100,000 for the current project

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Interview date, Process and Venue for ALU/Alibaba GET Challenge

The competition will proceed through 3 rounds of selection before the global finals. As participants proceed across each round, they will be provided with livestreamed training, coaching and support to develop their businesses.

  1. Initial Applications and 1st Selection round: April 10, 2020 – May 4, 2020
  2. Coaching provided by Alibaba GET team and 2nd Selection round: May 9, 2020 – June 5, 2020
  3. Execution of Business and Regional selection: June 11, 2020 – August 11, 2020
  4. Regional finals: August 13-15, 2020
  5. Global Finals: August 17-25, 2020

Application Deadline

May 4, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to African Leadership University on aludigitalecon.wpengine.com to apply

The initial applications require basic information as follows:

  1. Details of every team member
  2. A short description of the problem you are trying to solve
  3. A short description of your proposed solution
  4. A short statement on why your team is best fit to solve this problem.

For more details, visit ALU website



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