IndiAfrica Young Visionaries Fellowship seeks to identify promising young entrepreneurs in India and Africa to offer them opportunities for growth and collaboration across the two geographies.
Entries are invited from entrepreneurs under 40 years of age from Africa and India, who have demonstrated success in terms of achieving significant profit and/or substantial social impact through a venture in any of the following industry sectors:
• Creative & Cultural Industries (Art, Music, Handicraft, Design, Cinema …)
• Agriculture, Food & Nutrition
• Information & Communication Technologies
10 Indians and 10 Africans will be selected as Young Visionaries. The final announcement will be made on June 10 during the Awards Function of the IndiAfrica Business Venture Competition at Accra.
Each winner will receive a cash grant of $2000 and will be invited to attend a 5-day boot camp in Delhi between June 23rd and 27th, 2014 with a view to exploring possibilities of new collaborative business ventures between Africa and India.
The boot camp will close with a valedictory function on the 27th of June, likely to be attended by all African Heads of Mission in Delhi and top decision makers from government, media, academia, and business.
DEADLINE: May 18, 2014