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Apply: Impact Investing Fellowship for Asset Owners and Managers in Asia and Africa

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) and the African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA), have launched an inaugural Africa-Asia Impact Investing Fellowship. Starting September 2021, the Fellowship will be facilitated by Gayle Peterson, a Fellow at the Oxford Saïd Business School, and run over a span of four months.  The program will include a combination of …

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Apply: $100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

This year’s competition aims to expand the GoGettaz community of agripreneurs, providing them with access to education, mentorship and investment networks as they launch, grow, or scale their agrifood ventures. The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition is open to African citizens between 18 and 35 years old who are founders or co-founders of social or commercial …

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Apply: Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award

For the first time, Bayer Foundation is launching a Women Empowerment Award. With this award, Bayer Foundation wants to empower women as key change makers and help female entrepreneurs generate social impact in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through the Women Empowerment Award, Bayer Foundation offers a partnership which goes far beyond a one-off cash prize. The award …

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Apply for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program

Application for the the $100m Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP) for emerging African entrepreneurs is now open. In 2015, TEEP has empowered 1,000 African entrepreneurs selected from over 20,000 applicants with startup investment, active mentoring, business training, entrepreneurship boot camp and regional networking across Africa. Entrepreneurs with an average age range of 21-40 from 51 African …

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Apply: Anzisha Prize Fellowship Program for Young Entrepreneurs

The Anzisha Prize launched the 2021 call for Africa’s biggest award for young entrepreneurs between, 15 and 22. Applications have now opened for the latest cohort, with successful entrepreneurs standing a chance to win a shared prize of US$100 000 and join the prestigious Anzisha Prize fellowship program. As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the world, young …

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Apply: Green Energy Ventures Accelerator Program

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched the “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy” in partnership with the African Women\’s Development Fund. The program is implemented in Malawi and Nigeria. In the duration of the program, entrepreneurs will receive tailored support and training for scaling; one-on-one expert mentoring and coaching; …

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Apply: Green Energy Startup Incubator for African Women Entrepreneurs

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy” and is pleased to announce the call for applications for a Startup Incubator in Malawi and Nigeria. The 12-month program is funded by the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) and will support 70 women involved …

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Apply: Canon Female Photojournalist Grant

Canon is proud to announce it will partner with Visa pour l’Image, one of the world’s leading photojournalism festivals. Taking place in Perpignan, France, between August 29 to September 13, 2020, this long-standing partnership highlights Canon’s commitment to photojournalism, from students learning the craft to professionals breaking boundaries. This prestigious festival brings together the world’s …

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Generation Africa launches US$100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize

The $100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition aims to inspire young people throughout the African continent to launch and grow innovative or technology-driven businesses in the agrifood sector, from “seed to fork” and beyond. The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition will acknowledge two innovative ventures, one led by a man and one led by a woman who …

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Facebook celebrates achievers across Sub Saharan African (SSA) following International Women’s Day

As part of its ongoing celebration of International Women’s Day, and under the banner of this year’s theme #EachforEqual, Facebook honors women from across Africa who have been using their voices to bring people together, build and make significant impact in their communities, while inspiring other women by changing the African narrative. Platforms like Facebook …

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