Orange Social Venture Prize
Orange always supports young people and empower them to innovate and show their astonishing abilities. Orange Egypt organized the Orange Social Venture Prize national competition for the 10th year.
The final local pitch event took place virtually where the five shortlisted candidates presented their projects. The top five projects are: Ideasgym, Nabta health, My angel, Vexls and Valoro.
During the event, three projects won projects out of five projects, which competed with projects from Africa and the Middle East to get the chance to win Orange Venture Social grand prizes worth Euro 25,000, Euro15,000 or Euro10,000.
The three winning projects are:
- Vexls: A platform that aims to facilitate the process of graphic designs in Arabic for non-professionals with an advanced illustrator assistant tool.
- Ideasgym: Provides online courses for teachers and students in the fields of robotics, programming, electronics, IoT, AI, and mobile app.
- My Angel: A mobile widget that translates the voice- over the mobile network to text and sign language and vice versa and utilizes the video stream from the camera, CNNs and YOLO algorithm for object detection.
In addition, a special gift was presented to Nabta Health project for the women empowerment initiative.