My Startup Story Innovation Challenge 2020

The year 2020 has been a trying one for the Startup ecosystem the world over. The COVID-19 pandemic that very quickly swept the globe affected supply chains, customer and client bases, communication and general operations and more for many startups. My Startup Story Innovation Challenge There are many startups, companies and individuals, however, that have

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The NTF IV Investor Day Pitch Competition 2020

The NTF IV Uganda Project in partnership with the Kampala Innovation Week is looking for 10 innovative early-stage startups to showcase their businesses to the world by participating at this year’s KIW2020 NTF IV Investor Day.  The Netherlands Trust Fund IV (NTF IV) project is designed to scale up companies, provide more end-to-end solutions, engage

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The HEVA East Africa Creative Business Fund 2020

In partnership with the European Commission, and Agence Française de Développement (AFD), HEVA has opened applications to the East Africa Creative Business Fund an additional facility to the existing growth fund. This will see an additional investment of USD 380,000 go-to creative businesses that are registered and operational in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. 

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The Youth Connect Essay Challenge 2020

The Youth Connect Essay Challenge is organized to harness the creativity and innovation mindset of the African youth in promoting growth and development in Africa. The objective is to develop in undergraduate students the habit of contributing to national and global issues, as well as providing policymakers with an accessible perspective. It aims to promote

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The Africa Energy Generation Prize 2020

The Africa Energy Generation Prize aims to reward young African talents who have an innovative project or idea in the energy, health or agribusiness sectors. It is the Energy Generation’s conviction that the African youth have the potential to solve the challenge of access to electricity, in the span of a generation. They want to

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The Google Podcasts Creator Program 2020

The Google Podcasts creator program is a partnership between Google and PRX that trains, mentors, and provides resources to underrepresented voices in podcasting around the world. Last year, Google welcomed early-stage producers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Kenya, Lebanon, Spain, and the United States. This year, the program will serve creators from around the globe

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