The Women in Africa Entrepreneurs’ Club 2019

Women in Africa Initiative has set up an endowment fund to promote, support and accelerate innovative enterprises run or managed by African women. Women in Africa Initiative is a digital platform because Africa is an ultra-connected continent where women have been seizing digital technology for years to conquer their independence and develop their business. They

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The Young Champions of the Earth 2019

Are you a change-maker, rain-maker, ground-breaker? Do you see opportunity, where others see a crisis? Do you want to change the world? Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals aged between 18 and 30 who have outstanding potential to create a positive environmental impact. Young Champions of the Earth The Young

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The ReSAKSS Data Challenge 2019

The ReSAKSS data challenge is an Africa wide -diaspora included- competition targeting researchers, students, creative designers, developers and analysts and anyone passionate about data. The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) supports the successful implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) by providing policy-relevant data; facilitating dialogue among stakeholders; monitoring progress

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The Microinsurance Challenge Fund 2019

Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). They support innovation, conduct research, help promote and improve policy,

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2019

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train mentor and fund 10,000 entrepreneurs, capable of changing the face of business across Africa. Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents their 10-year, $100 million commitment, to

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The Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator 2019 (Africa Class 3)

Launchpad Accelerator is a 3-month program that helps startups build great products and companies by matching them with the best of Google – its people, network, thought leadership, and technology. Within Africa, Launchpad Accelerator is currently working with startups from Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. For this first class, applications are open to tech startups that

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The Mastercard Start Path Program 2019

Start Path Program is Mastercard’s worldwide program for innovative later stage startups from across the globe. Since 2014,  the Mastercard Start Path Program has been working with an ever-growing portfolio of startups with unique solutions across fintech and commerce. The Mastercard Start Path Program is based on what has worked best for Mastercard’s portfolio of

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The MTN Startup Program 2019

Applications to the long-awaited MTN Startup Program are now open to interested applicants living in Uganda. MTN Startup Program Along with the MTN Open API Challenge, MTN launched a Startup Program to support Early stage startups into growth as they journey to become successful startups. The MTN Startup Program is in most of the cases

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