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Stellenbosch business incubator LaunchLab has announced the six winners of the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge at a pitching event held at the incubator last night.
The announcement was made last night by LaunchLab on the incubator’s Twitter account. The winner are: storage space market-place Sxuirrel, bike-share scheme Poynt Bikes, access control developer Appmit, Drop Car Wash, Hydrogen Fueled Drones, and grocery delivery service Yshop.
The six winners will receive a share of R100 000 in seed funding as well as LaunchLab incubation support to the tune of R80 000.
Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge prize includes LaunchLab support and a share of R100 000
The challenge was launched in August in partnership with JSE-listed investment company Attacq. The focus of the challenge is on smart city solutions that will be rolled out at Attacq’s properties, including its premier Gauteng location Waterfall City.
The remainder of the startups that pitched at the event include custom bike maker Bouwerworks, Sceenez, Facet, Intelligent Electronic Systems Design, and automated garage system Preanthan Reddy Development which pitched remotely from Pretoria.
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