Westerwelle Young Founders Programme – Spring 2018

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded year-long programme for 25 exceptional entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies. As part of the programme, the Westerwelle Foundation hosts an annual conference in Berlin: the Young Founders Conference. Its focus is to connect young founders from developing and emerging economies with each other and with […]

Canva app now on Google play store.

For sometime now, lovers of the app that made design easy peasy for non designers, Canva had been limited to only desktop usage or mobile devices using the IOS (apple operating system). Recently however, the creators of the App based in Sydney Australia, have rolled out the Android version of the app. So if you […]

Content marketing simplified

According to Dictionary.com, content marketing is a type of marketing that involves the creation and sharing of online material (such as videos, blogs, and social media posts) that does not explicitly promote a brand but is intended to stimulate interest in its products or services. In other words, sharing content to get people interested in your […]

GEM BIG portal grant application.

Sign Up For Free And Get Access To:  Online Courses  Business Tools  Face-To-Face Training  Consulting Services  Grants The Business Innovation and Growth (BIG) platform is an interactive transaction-enabled web portal, which serves as the primary means of interaction between the GEM project and potential beneficiaries. Step 1: Log into BIG Portal Step 2: Check your eligibilityEnsure that your […]

 Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) 2018 

START YOUR JOURNEY WITH THE YOUNG SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS (YSE) PROGRAMME YSE 2018 Applications are now open till 10 December 2017. APPLY NOW.Do read through the application requirements to prepare for your submission.The YSE programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. If you have […]


CALL FOR PROPOSALS The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Maximum award US $250,000 Proposals will only be accepted from registered […]

Village Capital FinTech Africa 2018

Mobile money has transformed the financial landscape in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the 2017 GSMA Mobile Economy Report, forty-three percent of the population in sub-Saharan Africa has access to mobile phones. Financial technology (fintech) services like peer-to-peer mobile payments have made financial services much more accessible and brought millions of unbanked and underbanked Africans closer […]

Instagram live session by Olubunmi Fajuyigbe of She Learns Here.

Join Olubunmi Fajuyigbe, the Initiator of She Learns Here on @brightergirls Instagram page Tomorrow evening. Brighter girls life Initiative seeks to  u equipment girls with the tools they need to master their afoloscent years and thrive in life. Heres the press release from Brighter girls. ” Tomorrow we have pleasure of hosting Mrs Olubunmi Fajuyigbe. She […]

ONA women’s leadership Accelerator

The Women’s Leadership Accelerator is an intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. The Accelerator kicks off with a week of tailored, immersive programming at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Feb. 25-March 2, 2018. ONA provides support and coaching to […]

Google Launchpad accelerator 2018

Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. About the program Launchpad Accelerator matches the best of Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies – to top global startups, helping scale great products. As part of the program, startups receive: Equity-free support Two weeks of all-expenses-paid training at Google […]

UNESCO MGIEP TECH 2017 Conference.

In a world of fast eveolving technology, least than 10% of schools in developing countries have internet connectivity. What steps should policy makers and internet companies take to close the gap and transform such classrooms digitally?  Are you a young person working in the area of Digital Pedagogies? Does the idea of bringing educational equity […]

SheTrades Workshop: Promoting Trade for Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

ITC SheTrades and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) will hold a special workshop in Lagos on 21 November to promote trade for women-owned businesses in Nigeria. The purpose of this workshop is to:  1) Increase women entrepreneurs’ and business support organizations’ understanding of export procedures and solutions.2) Improve women entrepreneurs’ and business support organizations’ […]

Digital marketing for SMEs 1.

As with anything in life, developing a strategy for your business as far as digital marketing is concerned is very important. We would be looking at why and how the build your Digital marketing strategy in the next couple of weeks. Before we go in deep, Let’s talk briefly about the main means of digital […]

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

The UN Trust Fund’s annual Call for Proposals, which is available in six languages, accepts multi-year grant applications for up to US$1 million in English, French and Spanish. With its 21st funding cycle in 2017, the UN Trust Fund will fund organizations that qualify for funding (a) under the three programmatic areas of the UN […]

How to delete a Whatsapp message sent in error.

Hello, Have you ever tried to send a Whatsapp message and your phone’s auto correct function twisted the message making it utterly meaningless? There’s good news! You can now delete such a message. How? 1. Go to Google play store and update your WhatsApp app if you haven’t already done so. 2. Send a message […]


The First Digital Startup Accelerator for Africa:  We accelerate 100 companies to market each year. Our 3-day accelerator program is open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers connected to Africa. Each application round is rolling admission until we select our top 100. We then select the top 10 companies from the applicant pool to […]

MasterCard foundation Young African Artists

Call for Submissions SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 15 NOVEMBER 2017 SUBMIT ALL MATERIAL TO: ARTWORK@MCFOUND.ORG The Mastercard Foundation is an independent, private foundation headquartered in Canada. Our work, which focuses on Africa, aims to spur prosperity by promoting education and the inclusion of people in financial systems. We are hosting an open call for submissions of artwork, to […]

Are you solving a real problem

Many people especially women start businesses to survive not necessarily because there’s a problem that needs a solution.  Many of us don’t go through the process of surveying the market. This leads to not having enough clients in turn leading to truncated or negative cash flow.  To have access to external funding, you have to […]

‘She Makes It Happen’ 2017

She Makes It Happen! is an end of the year event, for women fashion entrepreneurs. Powered by African Fashion Development and Empowerment Centre (AFDEC) in partnership with The Public Affairs Department of U.S Consulate, Lagos Nigeria. The program Objective is to: 1.) Strengthen the entrepreneurial skills of exceptionally creative Woman owning micro, small & medium […]

2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Now in its fourth year, the Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is returning to Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, the week of March 18-23, 2018. This transformative program, open to 28 participants, focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of digital media leadership. Sessions will cover how […]