The challenge seeks new top startups that make a good investment or partnership opportunity for Thomson Reuters and its customers.
From the applications received, the best teams will be selected with 5 eventually chosen to pitch to an esteemed panel of judges.
The winning startup will receive a cash prize and get an invitation to attend Thomson Reuters 2016 Africa Summit in October and tour its new Lab in Cape Town.
In addition, the top startups will be featured in a special section of Eikon EMEA, the global investment platform of Thomson Reuters.
African startups with innovations in Agri-tech, Big data analytics, Blockchain, Digital government, Education,,Internet of Things, Fintech, Media-tech, Mobile technology and Supply chain should apply for the challenge by July 15, 2016.
The challenge is organized in partnership with with VC4Africa and The Cape Innovative and Technology Initiative (CiTi).