Mobility 54 2022 Digital Transformation Challenge for innovative startups

Application deadline: June 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. GMT.

Mobility 54 is a venture capital company Toyota Tsucho Group & CFAO – the largest distribution network in Africa. Mobile 54 is organizing a startup pitch competition – “Digital Transformation Challenge 2022” call for innovative mobility startups operating in Africa!!

Selection criteria

A selection of high-potential innovative startups embodying the African mobility dynamic will have the opportunity to participate in a final pitch event in Tunisia – which will be organized on the occasion of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (“TICAD#8”).

This event will be a great opportunity to promote your company to private and public investors, international institutions and Toyota Tsusho & CFAO top management. The finalists will be announced during the ceremony in Tunis, in August 2022. Mobility 54 partners, Bond’innov, will provide training and support to make the most of this event.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an early to mid-stage startup doing a significant portion of business in Africa
  • Operate in the Mobility Tech & Services business sector (see detailed scope below)
  • Company with a minimum of 3 months of turnover
  • Be an innovator and demonstrate growth potential with strong market traction

Mobility54 is looking for startups that bring tangible and innovative solutions to mobility
challenges in Africa. 5 investment scopes are specified below:

  1. Logistics (e.g. e-logistics platform, route optimization, warehousing, etc.)
  2. Transport (e.g. digital taxi/bus platform, multimodal transport, map-tech, sharing,
  3. Mobility market (e.g. auto parts market, import/export of vehicles
    market, etc.)
  4. Fintech mobility (e.g. vehicle/motorcycle asset finance, subscription service,
    credit rating, insurtech, etc.)
  5. Mobility Carbon Neutral (e.g. electric motorcycle, battery charging platform,
    energy for mobility, etc.)

How to register:

  • To apply, please complete the application form.
  • Do your best to answer accurately. If some of the questions do not apply to you
    or if you don’t know what to answer, go to the next question.
  • Participation in the call for applications is free.

For more information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Mobility 54 2022 Digital Transformation Challenge

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