Applications are invited from Startups from the Middle East and North African region for a three-month program to improve the ability of startups using technology in innovative ways to solve scalable needs in the market.The Google for Startups Programme is designed to support and mentor innovative&n
Mastercard Foundation and Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) is pleased to announce the Transforming Nigerian Youths programs which is to create a network of entrepreneurial and managerial policy and change-makers comprising youths and women across the Micro, Small and Medium Enterp
The WSA Young Innovators Award is an open call. The participation in the WSA Young Innovators is open to any entrepreneur, company, student group or project team - at least one of the founding members and the majority of the team must be under the age of 26 (born on or after January 1
Project FARMTITUDE is an initiative of the 2021 fellows of the U.S. Consulate General, Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI), Lagos. The project is aimed at empowering youths in the Ikorodu Local government area of Lagos with the knowledge, skills and resources required to start small scale
AgroHack Challenge is seeking innovative ideas across the value chain of the agriculture industry. These ideas will be accelerated to create new opportunities for many young Nigerians.
The key objective of AgroHack Challenge is to harness innovative solutions that will enhance rapid growth i
Youtube next up contest is 5-day virtual event, which will begin the week of November 8th and will be organized by YouTube. In it you will share activities and workshops with the rest of the winners of the contest.
Register now and have the opportunity to be part of the YouTube NextUp SSA cl
AfDB African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge: The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) have launched a call for applications for the first edition of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthAdapt) Challenge.
The African Youth Adaptations Sol
Applications for the Speak Up, Stand Out – The SUSO Program For Changemakers 2021 are now open. The SUSO Program aims to empower young community based social changemakers and transformers with media and information literacy knowledge, grassroots mobilisation skills to participate meaningfully
GIST Catalyst offers young STEM entrepreneurs the opportunity to elevate their pitch and showcase their scale-up on a global stage, while receiving valuable mentorship from American entrepreneurs and academics who are leaders in the field of entrepreneurship.
Catalyst also provides participating
The “Women Entrepreneurship for Africa” (WE4A) program is an Action jointly supported by the European Union (EU), the Organisation of African, Carribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Tony
iKapture Centre for Development is now accepting applications for the Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Development (YLEAD) Fellowship 2021. Are you an aspiring young leader between 15 and 30 years? This program is for you!
The Youth Leadership Entrepreneurship and Development (YLEAD)
Applications are invited for the Wharton Africa Business Forum New Venture Competition 2021. The New Venture Competition (NVC) is a pitch competition for early-stage ventures, designed to showcase a new generation of innovators.
The Competition seeks to elevate founders who are creating inno
Applications for the Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR) 2021/2022 are now open. The Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers is an initiative for raising a generation of innovators, inventors and researchers in Nigeria.
Applications are open for the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 2021-2022. The goal of this global competition is to raise awareness of corporate real estate as a viable career opportunity amongst college students of all academic disciplines, to connect local chapters and members of the associa
The Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development in collaboration with Jobberman Nigeria has made available FREE soft skills training for you.
Soft skills can be defined as non-technical skills, such as personal effectiveness, communication, creativity and emotional intelligence and
MTN Solution Space-Ayoba E-Track Programme is a three-phase early stage venture acceleration and a capacity building programme for high impact entrepreneurs in South Africa and beyond.
E-Track is a three-phase venture acceleration programme, tackling the various stages of venture building a
Application for 2021 United Nations Africa B.I.S Grant is ongoing!
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa B.I.S (Business. Idea. Startup) Grant awards $25,000 to Africans with innovative ideas, brilliant startups, and growing businesses.
B.I.S Grant aims to empower African
The scheme is a special fund to encourage young Nigerian graduates of tertiary institutions who are currently serving under the NYSC programme to start up new businesses as well as expansion of existing ones.
The GEF Programme comprises the following:
Capacity building Process through the f
The SME Week Youth Essay Competition is launching for the sixth time with a brand new question for the youth of Europe to answer:
What do SMEs need to become sustainable and resilient in the context of COVID-19 and other global challenges? Think about the competences and skills needed in the futu
Women entrepreneurs in Nigeria can now apply to take part in our flagship Road to Growth programme, a seven-week intensive learning course to build women entrepreneurs’ business management skills and investment readiness. Training will start next month.
This exciting new opportuni
The Social Enterprise World Forum’s Youth Forum is open to under 30s only and is free to attend. The Youth Forum is being designed by and for young social entrepreneurs and will feature masterclasses, mentoring sessions and inspiring keynotes.
Set to be one of the largest gatherings of youn
Halcyon Fellowships equip early-stage social entrepreneurs with the tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact.
They are currently accepting applications for:
Halcyon’s Flagship Residential Fellowship: The fellowship that launched the Halcyon Incub
Applications are open for the Google News Initiative (GNI) Startups Lab Europe 2021. The GNI Startups Lab Europe supports high-quality reporting for local communities, single-topic audiences and/or previously underserved communities.
GNI, Media Lab and the EJC have built a six-month program speci
The Shoprite Hustle Competition is focused on boosting small businesses in South Africa.
After a careful selection process, 20 small business owners will walk away with an extra R50 000 in cash, a Dell laptop, and a Startup Circles business mentorship program to the value of R30 000 to help grow
Applications are open for the ATLAS Citizen Volunteer Team Leaders Program. The Team Leader role is designed for creative and exceptional ethical leaders in civic engagement and social entrepreneurship who are willing to volunteer as team leaders on a six-month volunteering program for young people.
Have you built a post-revenue business? Do you have at least five years of experience building a startup? Are you willing to share your experience with young aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs that are solving some of the world’s most pressing problems through innovation? Then, Savvy is lo
The Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Scholar Programme is a full-tuition plus fees award for Africa’s entrepreneurial leaders in 2022.
Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is a platform for highly educated young African social, business and political entrepreneurs, attending leading universitie
Impact Toolbox is seeking high calibre community leaders who have access to a strong and large network of emerging social change leaders, students, and youths interested in building a career in the development sector.
At the end of the training, funding ranging from $1000 – $3000 is ma
UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition. Are you an amateur or professional photographer with an interest in youth skills? Don’t miss your chance to enter the UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition!
Photos should highlight the innovative aspects of technical and voca
The Fellowship brings young leaders to the United States for academic coursework and leadership training and creates unique opportunities for Fellows and Americans to collaborate and as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa an