WFP Innovation Accelerator 2017 (Fully-Funded to Germany + $100k)

Do you have a great idea? Apply for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator. WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. The World Food Programme (WFP) is inspiring and supporting new ideas, tools, and solutions that make sure no one goes hungry. They support WFP intrapreneurs and external start-ups and

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The 1776 Challenge Cup For The Most Innovative Startups

The global Challenge Cup competition continues to seek the most innovative startups solving the world’s most complex challenges. Challenge Cup is presented in partnership again with investment firm Revolution, an active champion for the emergence of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon Valley. Applications for the  Challenge Cup are open through 1776’s UNION network, a

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Startup Hubs Empowering Youth in Uganda

With a population continuing to grow above 3 percent and 78 percent of it aged below 35, the high number of young people demands stronger development focus particularly with regard to employment opportunities. A number of significant startup hubs have stepped up to offer working space, networking, and entrepreneurial support to young people with brilliant

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