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Capital Square Lagos Launches Business Courses for Entrepreneurs

CapitalSquare Lagos is a co-working space for young creative entrepreneurs.  The creative hub has partnered with BAU Online and Strategy Q  to run a 12-week business course titled \”Entrepreneurship & Innovation.\” The courses will take place on Saturdays from 11:30am until 2:30pm and will be a hybrid of online classes, practical workshops, business clinics, and participants …

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Apply: 2014 SEED Awards

Do you have an entrepreneurial and innovative idea that is locally-driven and has the potential to contribute significantly to sustainable development in countries with developing or transition economies? The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurs in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative, and locally led start-up social and environmental …

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Apply: Vital Voices Grow Fellowship

Based on its experience with women business owners around the world, Vital Voices has launched the VV GROW Fellowship Program, a one-year competitive program to support growth-oriented women business owners to take their businesses and leadership to the next level. The program supports women-owned enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle …

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Voices of African Women Entrepreneurs: Nollywood Producer Means Business

Nollywood, Nigeria\’s film industry is the second largest film industry in the world. Its rapid expansion is as a result of the innovative use and quick adaptation of new media and digital technology. The AWP Network met with leading Nollywood writer, executive producer, and co-founder of the Royal Arts Academy, Uduak Isong. Founded in 2009 …

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Win $5000: GrowthHub Agribusiness for Innovation Program

Are you an entrepreneur and/or an innovator with a mature agribusiness idea? The GrowthHub Agribusiness for Innovation Incubator programme, based in Nairobi, invites 12 agribusiness startups with mature ideas to work together with facilitators, mentors and like-minded entrepreneurs in the same environment for 16 weeks. The 2014 GrowthHub Agribusiness for Impact incubator and accelerator program is …

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Win the ONE Africa Award

The $100,000 award will bring recognition to innovative African efforts to fight poverty and will incentivize more of such efforts. The award may be split into two prizes to support two smaller organizations. Throughout Africa, there is amazing progress by civil society focused on ending extreme poverty and preventable diseases. These new ideas and exciting approaches …

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