Month: October 2017

Innovation Prize for Africa 2018

Five years ago, AIF initiated the IPA to support African innovators by unlocking their potential and catalyzing the African innovation spirit, promoting home-grown solutions for Africa’s prosperity. We seek to: Increase Africa’s prosperity through investing in home-grown innovations and entrepreneurship. Strengthen African innovation ecosystems through our platforms and mobilize a network of innovation enablers, driving …

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PFAN, ECREEE and CTCN Call for Proposals: Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises in West Africa

ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa. Women-led businesses employing clean energy solutions to facilitate women’s economic empowerment in the ECOWAS countries and seeking investments of up to USD 50 million are invited to …

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Tedx UI Women

What is TEDxUIWomen 2017 all about? TEDxUIWomen is a one day event happening on the 3rd of November 2017 within the University of Ibadan campus. The event aims to focus on the power of women who are creators and change makers within the society. TEDxUIWomen is modeled inline with TEDxWomen. TEDxWomen brings together a global …

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D-Prize challenge. Win up to $20,000

D-Prize funds new entrepreneurs who increaseaccess to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below? If selected we will award you up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in …

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World bank Ideas for action competition.

Today’s youth will be responsible for implementing the newly adopted 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), approved by the UN in September 2015. The SDGs are an ambitious and transformative set of goals, covering a broad range of interconnected issues, from sustainable economic growth, to social issues, to global public goods. To realize this …

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Tech stars Accelerator for music Entrepreneurs

Techstars Music is a startup accelerator run by Techstars and leading companies from the global music business: Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Harmonix Music Systems, Silva Artist Management, Bill Silva Entertainment, QPrime Management, Concord Music, Royalty Exchange, and RecoChoku. We invest $120k into 10 of the best music-related startups from around the world. We …

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Inspire Africa​’s Train-the-Trainers

Inspire Africa​’s Train-the-Trainers is a program designed to empower young business leaders across Nigeria through partner facilitators/trainers. This program is proudly sponsored by the US Embassy Consulate (Lagos, Nigeria) with the aim of scaling the impact of our LIGS programs to benefit more entrepreneurs and create more jobs in Nigeria and other African countries.  ​As …

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