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The Baraza


THE

INNOVATION BARAZA

Baraza Pavilion hosted 2015's Innovation Baraza. The event recorded a huge turnout and brought together Zim’s best and brightest entrepreneurs.

FIVE TEAMS SELECTED FOR SIMBA SAVANNAH

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The Baraza


THE

INNOVATION BARAZA

Baraza Pavilion hosted 2015's Innovation Baraza. The event recorded a huge turnout and brought together Zim’s best and brightest entrepreneurs.

FIVE TEAMS SELECTED FOR SIMBA SAVANNAH

Baraza (/bəˈrɑːzə/): A community network

The Innovation Baraza

The Innovation Baraza brings together Zimbabwe’s best and brightest entrepreneurs for a national fair of innovative ideas. Africa has 7 of the 10 fastest growing economies, a growing middle class, a forecasted higher working age population than anywhere else in the world, and countless other metrics that point to one simple thing...

New and alternative ways to grow are required in order 
to create sustainable value and an inclusive society.

The Innovation Baraza supports individuals and organisations with game changing ideas and innovative projects across all sectors of the economy. Whether your idea is high tech or low tech, if it has the potential to improve even one person's life, we want to hear about it.

 together, let's

Make. Africa. Better.

See last year's Innovation Baraza in pictures 

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Innovation Baraza 2015
 

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Innovation Baraza 2015
 

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The Innovators


The Innovators


Who Should Participate

Innovation Baraza invites all Zimbabwean Innovators to bring forward game changing ideas and new approaches that challenge the norm and improve Zimbabwean lives. We are accepting applications from all sectors.

Do you have an idea for Better Infrastructure? A Better Community? Better Resources? Better Energy? Better __________? 

Does your innovation improve lives? 

If so, we want to hear about it.


How it Works

We invite you to submit your idea and be the next big innovation.

1.

Submit your idea by 26 June 2015 to be one of the 40 exhibitors at the live judging session on 10 July.

2.

10 innovators will be chosen to deliver a 5 min pitch of their idea in the action packed “Innovator’s Hunt.”

3.

Only five of the most promising will be selected to go through to the prestigious Simba Savannah Investors Forum.

Join our mailing list and get notifications on the next innovation Baraza


INNOVATOR FAQs

What about my IP? Will innovation baraza steal my idea?

Absolutely not. Your submission will remain strictly confidential and you are not forfeiting any rights by submitting your idea. Our core team will evaluate your submission and if selected you will be contacted with an offer to participate in the Baraza. Innovation Baraza is a facilitator, not a venture capital company. We are here to help you realize your idea, not take ownership of it.

How will selections be made? What if my innovation is not ICT?

Innovation Baraza is about exciting innovations. The exhibition will be curated for a diversity of ideas but innovation is the primary qualifier. We are looking for ideas that are innovative, viable, and have the potential to improve lives. We don't care what sector you come from.

How much will I be paid if my innovation is selected for the Baraza?

A stipend will be given to selected teams to cover cost of transport and other incidentals.

I still have a question!! 

Email us at Africa.Better@innovationbaraza.com and let us know!

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The Programme


2015 RECAP

40 innovators in exhibit round --->10 innovators in 3 minutes pitch rounds ---> 5 finalists selected for prestigious Simba Savannah Round

SEE THEIR PROJECTS

The Programme


2015 RECAP

40 innovators in exhibit round --->10 innovators in 3 minutes pitch rounds ---> 5 finalists selected for prestigious Simba Savannah Round

SEE THEIR PROJECTS

Thank you BARAZA PAVILION for hosting ZImbabwe's brightest minds
17 KIRKMAN RD. 
TYNWALD, HARARE


THANK YOU!  2015 Innovation Baraza Partners

Innovation Baraza would not have been this innovative without your partnership.

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