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AGRICULTURE: AFRICA 2019

Village Capital is launching its Africa Agriculture 2019 program with the support of Ceniarth and Small Foundation. Application closes June 28th, 2019.Village Capital welcomes ventures meeting any of the following criteria listed below to apply for the Africa Agriculture 2019 program.

Stanford Seed program for women Entrepreneurs

Stanford Seed announces new scholarships exclusively for WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS based in Africa! Funding is available to offset program fee, travel expenses, and childcare costs related to enrollment in the Seed Transformation Program. *Applications close on 15 June 2019* for Jan 2020 start of program. Take your business to the next level. Stanford Seed is looking …

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Kaspersky Open Innovation Program 2019

Kaspersky Open Innovation Program is inviting innovative startups to support the growth of new joint business activities. For startup teams and individual projects What We’re Looking For We are looking for the most advanced projects working at the edge of cybersecurity Transportation Apply European safety features for connected cars Security solutions for in-car devices (e.g. …

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OUTLIER VENTURE LAB 2019

We are pleased to launch the 2019 edition of OUTLIER VENTURE LAB. OUTLIER VENTURE LAB is a Startup/SME bootcamp program for SMEs and Startups with climate/environment/Green focused projects/businesses in Nigeria Our Focus Sectors Include – Climate-Smart Agriculture, recycling, Environment, Clean Technology, Clean/renewable Energy, Eco-friendly products or services etc. Please visit OUTLIER VENTURE LAB is a …

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Yher accelerator for female entrepreneurs 2019

Why Us? It’s simple. We truly believe that change is driven by socially conscious businesses and we want to see women running bigger and better ventures. We are entrepreneurs ourselves. We’ve started highly successful social enterprises, run global campaigns and accelerated 500 startup impact ventures across five countries, helping change the lives of close to …

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Startup Nigeria Incubation program

Startup Nigeria is a 3-Month Incubation Program designed to support innovative idea-staged companies across Nigeria with funding, mentorship and trainings. The curriculum is specifically designed to move companies from ideas to viable products/services. The 2019 Startup Nigeria Programwill target startups in the North West, North Central and South East geopolitical zones. The Startup Nigeria Program …

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Win N7m in The next titan season 6

THE NEXT TITAN is back for the 6th season scouting for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to demonstrate their entrepreneurial acumens with unbeatable business ideas, commercial insight and business savvy to stay out of eviction to win N 7,000,000 and a brand new car for  the support of their business.

 2019 AWIEF AWARDS NOMINATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE 2019 AWIEF AWARDS NOMINATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO: MONDAY, 10 JUNE 2019 (MIDNIGHT) The extension gives more women entrepreneurs an opportunity to enter these prestigious, multi-industry awards, and be recognised for their contribution to Pan-African, social and economic agendas. Women entrepreneurs and business owners are invited to submit nominations in …

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)
Awards 2019 – Call for Nominations

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)Awards 2019 – Call for Nominations The 3rd edition of the AWIEF Awards will take place during the 5th annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) on 30th October 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The AWIEF Awards is Africa’s most prestigious awards event designed to celebrate and reward the achievements …

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Project Better Me by the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni.

This is to bring your notice the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Association of Nigeria’s Impact Project – Project Better Me. Project Better Me aims at empowering artisans and SMEs in Oyo State with trainings, mentorship, collaborative network and resources into scaling up their businesses. It is proudly sponsored by the US Consulate. This year, …

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Miss.Africa Digital Seed Funding Tech Initiative for women in Africa

Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy, is announcing a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is …

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Call for Ideas for LEAD Resources – GIZ Startup Loop 2019

In 2002 the German government signed an agreement with the Nigeria Government to support the Nation in terms of Sustainable Economic Development and Energy. In keeping that promise, German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) partnered with LEAD Resources for the successful implementation of the pilot edition of the Start-up Loop (Start-up Business Training and Coaching …

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Trailblazer Female Entrepreneurs Award

Dear Female Entrepreneur, . In furtherance of our preparation for Women in Development Summit 2019, We are super excited to celebrate young FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS who are making a DISTINCTION with business to elevate SOCIAL CHANGE and NATION BUILDING. . This year, FIVE DISTINGUISHED young female entrepreneurs, will be awarded as TRAILBLAZER’S at Women in Development …

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YALI Alumni Innovation Fund (YAIF) – 2nd Call

The goal of the YAIF Fund is to provide essential seed capital and technical assistance to young African leaders under the age of 40. This support will enable investments in promising enterprises, thereby fostering opportunity and development in Africa. Objectives include: (1) selecting and funding young African leaders to launch or expand their revenue-generating ventures; …

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Chérie Blair foundation Road to Growth Nigeria.

Road to Growth was successfully piloted with 500 women business owners in Nigeria in 2015-16 and was subsequently launched in Mexico in 2018. Read more about the impact of the Nigeria pilot. Following on from these initiatives, we are continuing our collaborative venture with ExxonMobil Foundation in 2019 in Nigeria. Road to Growth will continue …

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