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Standard Chartered bank Women in Tech Incubator in Nigeria

This program aims to support female entrepreneurship, aligning with calls for more diversity in tech and for more opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial and leadership expertise. The purpose of the Women in Tech Incubator in Nigeria is to provide incubation support designed to target early-to-mid stage professionals from technology and business sectors – females …

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Opportunity: She Trades Invest

THE SECOND APPLICATION PHASE IS NOW OPEN! The International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative aims to connect 3 million women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses to international markets by 2021. Under the umbrella of the SheTrades Initiative, SheTrades Invest is dedicated to supporting fruitful relationships between investors and women entrepreneurs in developing markets. In doing so, SheTrades …

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Femmepreneur spotlight: Ogechi Ofurum-Omeike, founder Techie and Savvy

This week, our spotlight is on Ogechi Ofurum-Omeike. Ogechi is the founder and CEO of Techie and Savvy and the convener of the Future Business Leaders Conference. She is responsible for steering the organization towards enviable heights by initiating and executing innovative ideas to drive business growth, profitability, continuity and providing strategic direction and leadership. …

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Cartier Women’s Initiative 2019

Since 2006, the Cartier Women’s Initiative has supported 219 female entrepreneurs worldwide. Each year, 21 finalists representing 7 regions (Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, East Asia and South Asia & Oceania) are selected during the first round of the competition. These finalists are then invited …

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HOW TO CREATE A DIGITAL STRATEGY FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS

Background The world has gone digital and if you are struggling to keep up, you are definitely not alone. In a brochure titled EMPOWERING WOMEN IN THE DIGITAL AGE: WHERE DO WE STAND? Which was prepared by the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI), under the supervision of Gabriela Ramos, OECD Sherpa and …

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Unilever young Entrepreneurs award 2018

What to enter? We’re looking for initiatives relating to one or more of the eight categories we’re focusing on: Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Clean Water and Sanitation, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Responsible Consumption and Production and Climate Action. Whether it’s with an initiative, product or service, if you’ve …

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Call for RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Applications

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a network of 85 Universities in 35 African countries is pleased to announce the 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) whose overall purpose is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of …

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Wennovation Hub’s Incubation Program – Cohort 1

Wennovation Hub’s Incubation Program is designed to help entrepreneurs quickly test and validate their ideas using basic business tools whilst supporting entrepreneurs with access to funding, mentoring and business advisory.  This Incubation program is in partnership with LoftyInc capital management. An organization set out to invest in early stage startups in Africa.  Who can apply?  …

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POSTCODE LOTTERY GREEN CHALLENGE 2018

DO YOU COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE? Are you an innovative entrepreneur with a sustainable business plan that contributes to an eco-friendly lifestyle and reduces greenhouse-gas emissions? Your plan might be worth €500,000! The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world’s largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the …

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Lagos FastTrack EventStartupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp Africa is looking for startups with innovative solutions including diversified financial services, e-commerce, internet of things (IoT) and a broad range of other scalable technologies to attend their FastTrack event in Lagos on 7 April.  FastTracks are informal events that Startupbootcamp uses as part of the screening process for the Startupbootcamp accelerator program starting …

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Follow hashtags on Instagram: Content marketing on another level.

Following the latest update on Instagram, you can now follow hashtags the way you follow people. How does this affect you as a female entrepreneur in Nigeria who uses Instagram to promote her business? This give you an opportunity to curate relevant content. When you follow industry related hashtags, you have the chance of seeing …

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3 apps to create beautiful Instagram and Facebook posts.

Do you wonder how people create beautiful posts like this☝? Download these apps Canva Desgyner Wordcloud from your appstore and get designing. You can also design more than social media posts. Other things you can design include- logos, flyers and brochures, complimentary cards, ebook covers, presentations, Christmas cards, resumes and CVs and so much more. …

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THE 2018 AFRICAN YOUTH ENERGY INNOVATOR SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Africa Energy Indaba is proud to present the second African Youth Energy Innovator Showcase in 2018.  Africa needs to invest in and grow its next generations of energy leaders if its countries and the broader continent are to compete in the global arena. Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing …

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