Startupbootcamp: The Kampala FastTrack 2018

Startupbootcamp FastTracks are informal events hosted all over the world to meet the most suitable early-stage companies interested in joining the program. For each FastTrack, the top 10 startups are invited to apply and receive instant feedback from a panel of industry mentors, network with our investment team. Teams that attend a FastTrack are 20%

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UNICEF Innovation Fund for Blockchain Startups

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make $50-90K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity. The UNICEF Innovation Fund avails quick access to fund and grow open-source solutions that can improve children’s lives. Financial and technological support is available for companies that are using technology in

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2018

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s largest business incubator, is now accepting applications for the 4th cycle of  The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme. Outstanding African entrepreneurs who have start-ups or business ideas with the potential to grow are encouraged to apply. Through this business development programme, they provide training, mentoring, funding and network access to catalyze

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The 2nd Traction Camp Accelerator (For Startups in East Africa)

Traction Camp is a regional acceleration program aimed at nurturing startups in East Africa so as to create globally competitive, growth-oriented, mobile and digital technology businesses. The accelerator is backed by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program, the iHub and supported by the governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kenya. It is a 6-month program that will

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WFP Innovation Accelerator 2018 (Startups with Ideas to Solve Hunger)

WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. The Innovation Accelerator supports World Food Programme intrapreneurs and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Innovation Accelerator believes the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarily in building grand

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Village Capital Fintech Africa 2018 Program for Startups

Organised by Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A), the Village Capital Fintech Africa strengthens Africa’s startup community by connecting entrepreneurs creating innovative and scalable businesses with the knowledge, network and funding they require to succeed. Venture Capital for Africa believes entrepreneurship is a key driver for the continent’s continued development. Entrepreneurship should be a main driver in

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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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