OSVP 2022: our 15 finalists revealed
Since launch, the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East rewards young start-ups that harness Information and Communication Technologies to meet the needs of local populations, from education to health, agriculture, mobile payment, and sustainable development. Over the past 12 years, almost 12,000 applications have been received, resulting in 36 start-ups winning financial and technical support, and 86 projects coming to life.
A promising 2022 competition
As in previous years, applications for this year’s competition illustrate the richness and diversity of positive impact projects in Africa and the Middle East.
There are two prize categories up for grabs:
- The International Grand Prix offers three overall prizes for social and/or environmental projects.
- The International Women’s Prize is awarded to ventures led by women entrepreneurs or with the primary purpose of improving women’s lives.
International Grand Prix: our 10 finalists (in alphabetical order)
International Women’s Prize: our 5 finalists (in alphabetical order)
Winners for both awards categories will be announced on 26 October 2022 at a prizegiving ceremony held during the Mobile World Congress Africa at Kigali in Rwanda.