Africa Industrial Internet Programme 2018 for Young Africans

The Africa Industrial Internet Programme, a year-long programme, has been developed to address the demand for a digital-savvy workforce in the increasingly data-ridden industrial organizations. Developed by African Leadership University (ALU) and powered by General Electric (GE), the programme empowers participants to develop the requisite skills for building applications for the Industrial Internet. The Africa Industrial

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D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs 2018 ($20,000 Fund)

D-Prize expands access to poverty-alleviation interventions in the developing world by funding new entrepreneurs who increase access to the proven poverty interventions. D-Prize encourages young entrepreneurs to focus their talent on the developing world, pilot new solutions to distribution problems, and launch new social ventures. Many solutions to poverty already exist. The challenge is distributing these solutions to

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Serve Uganda Initiative’s Volunteer Program for Young People

Serve Uganda Initiative (SUI) is a movement of young educated volunteers working in rural communities to unleash community capacity and promote citizen engagement. In so doing, they address opportunities, solve problems and strengthen community responses. By bringing youth together through volunteering, they are able to develop a sense of responsibility, share knowledge, skills, aspirations, creativity,

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Hult Prize Challenge for Startup Impact Entrepreneurs 2018 (Win $1M)

The Hult Prize is a startup accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to

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The 2nd Zimba Women Technology in Business Summit

Zimba Women, a flagship project of the Zimba Group, a leading information technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in the provision of technical and software solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Through the capacity building of female entrepreneurs as well as using the organization’s custom E-commerce solutions, Zimba Women operates with the goal that these entrepreneurs

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GrowthAfrica Acceleration Programme 2018 for Ambitious Entrepreneurs

GrowthAfrica announces a call for applications to its Acceleration Programme 2018 in Ethiopia, Zambia, Kenya, and Uganda! GrowthAfrica has worked with SMEs, startups, and entrepreneurs, walking with them until they are investment ready through business acceleration and providing strategic advice. Over the past 15 years, we have successfully run 12 (plus currently running 2) Acceleration

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The Young & Emerging Leaders Project by LéO Africa Institute

Started by LéO Africa Institute, the Young & Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) represents their signature leadership development project, shaped along the principles of the African spirit of “Agaciro”, which espouses the dignity, self-worth, and identity of the African as the cornerstone of leadership values. LéO Africa Institute engages young and emerging leaders with innovative ideas, those

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