On Thursday, 26 May, twelve finalists in the competition Digital Innovations for Business Resilience pitched their start-up ideas to determine the best of the best. The finalists represented all six EAC Member States before DRC joined. In the end, five teams were crowned at the Grand Finale in Kampala, Uganda.
During the Grand Finale, each of the 12 teams had five minutes to present their ideas to the Jury and present their solutions, plus a question round with the judges. The jy likewise represented the EAC Member States as well as different lines of business and start-up interest groups. A total of USD 10,000 was awarded to the five selected winning teams. Stofresh Africa emerged as the winner of the competition.