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2022 Africa Digital Innovation Competition

This competition is sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

As part of the 2022 Digital Economy Summit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) in conjunction with AmChams across Africa, is hosting its annual Digital Entrepreneurship Competition for African Startups. The competition is targeted towards digital SMEs and startups that are looking to facilitate the delivery of digital, cross-border, interoperable, and cross- domain services and solutions, while also accelerating their digitally enabled growth. Read more.

Watch the pitches and see the results

"And the winner is..."

On December 12, the competition winner was revealed. Get to know the three finalists and watch the announcement of the 2022 Africa Digital Innovation Competition grand prize winner.

Competition Finalists

During a live interview on Voice of America, the U.S. Chamber announced the top 3 finalists.

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Competition finalists

The regional Champions and top 10 Continental finalists have been announced. Meet them and learn how their innovations and inventions are contributing to advancing Africa’s digital transformation.

Meet the finalists

Dr. Yao Discusses the Competition on Voice of America


Dr. Guvera Yao discusses the importance of creating a strong, robust and accessible digital economy and what that means for the future of Africa.


The Digital Entrepreneurship Competition will award cash prizes and in-kind services to be provided to the top three winners. The in-kind services may include laptops, annual subscriptions to digital platforms, mentoring and digital marketing/advertising services for the top three winners of the competition.

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Competition Details

Participant Spotlight

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