Applications are open for Polygon Bootcamp Africa, launched in partnership with Xend Finance! The eight-week intensive educational course and hackathon combo will put developers in Africa on the Web3 map.
This is Polygon’s biggest step in providing resources to developers, builder
The New Media Writing Prize 2022 is now accepting applications. The New Media Writing Prize (NMWP) honors innovative and fascinating stories and poetry that use a range of formats, platforms, and digital media to tell their stories. This is the 13th year of this international event.
The NMWP fost
The #GoBigChallenge is here! Powered by LetsGo, a community of Africa’s digitally-active creators, innovators and start-ups improving lives through financial and general wellbeing empowerment.
With this challenge, LetsGo is empowering the Digital Citizen in the age of the new norm
The Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) in partnership with the Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI) at the Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa, is pleased to announce this call for applications to the Innocent Chukwuma A
The Microsoft AI for Accessibility programme is calling for project proposals that advance equitable access to assistive technology in low and middle-income countries.
The Microsoft AI for Accessibility has helped innovators harness the potential of AI to empower more than one billion p
The Google for Africa event will feature a 45-minute keynote address from Google executives from Africa and around the world, as well as 13 masterclass sessions focusing on helpfulness tips and tools for people, businesses, and partners.
A vibrant internet is critical for businesses and orga
Ingressive for Good exists to equip young Africans in need with tech skills to help them impact and contribute to the development of Africa, socially and economically. Ingressive For Good (I4G) was created to address the glaring inequities that exist within African tech ecosystems.
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The Nimbus Aid Project seeks to support 10 women-led SMEs and pre-seed startups with ?2 million worth of advertising each on Nimbus’s outdoor advertising screens across Nigeria.
Since its launch in 2016, the Nimbus Aid Project has supported businesses and non-profit organisations committed
Backed by anchor partner Telecel Group, the program is ideal for tech-oriented startups looking to scale through corporate and public sector partnerships. We scout, skill, and scale early-stage startups through intensive coaching and opportunities for pilots and Proof of Concept projects that subseq
The social innovation challenge is designed to help young leaders and founders to explore, start and grow their ideas to solve the social or environmental issues that matter to them most.
Social Shifters are next generation leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs with fresh solutions to today&
The programme aims to support young people in the development and implementation of social projects that use sport to solve issues in their communities.
The IOC Young Leaders programme is delivered over four years to give participants sufficient time to go through the phases of developing a socia
The inaugural Young Inventors prize cast a spotlight on three ground-breaking initiatives and highlighted the power of younger generations in shaping our world.
As one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind, the European Inventor Award pays tribute to the creativity of inventors the wor
Launchpad is a 9-week learning programme designed to support Black women founders to succeed in entrepreneurship and connect them to the venture capital ecosystem.
The programme will offer expert-led sessions, a supportive community of experienced Black founders and investors, as well as fun
The UNILAG Design Studio is a product of a collaborative effort between the University of Lagos and RICE360 Institute for Global Health Technologies, Houston, USA. The Design Studio is expected to be a Hub for raising the next generation of innovators from the University community and the general pu
Applications are open for the Punocracy Prize for Satire 2022. Punocracy is a community of young writers of satire in Nigeria that was launched in March 2018 to encourage free speech, promote critical thinking, and spread political consciousness.
Their objective is to make satire a widely accepte
The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) in partnership with FATE Foundation has launched the call for application for the Justice Entrepreneurship School (JES) which is a programme targeted at entrepreneurs within West Africa who are in the incubation stage of busin
Applications are open for the Caritas Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge 2022. The Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge aims to promote sustainable agriculture, curb malnutrition, promote food security and improve farmers’ livelihoods. In addition, the challenge seeks to identif
The Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (LAP) was conceptualised by Mr Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu as an intervention programme aimed at creating jobs, alleviating poverty and ensuring food security through training and empowerment of women and youths in modern agricultural practices as Agripren
The 2022 ONE Africa Award will recognise Africa-driven and Africa-led advocacy efforts that have demonstrated success at the community, national or regional level. The US$100,000 award will recognise innovative African initiatives to fight extreme poverty and incentivise more of such efforts.
EcoBank Fintech Challenge is calling on developers and innovators with bright ideas for financial technology to share their vision of creating Africa’s next big fintech solution with them. Up to $500,000 will be won by technopreneurs who successfully pitch the most interesting and viable solut
This challenge seeks to boost sustainable job creation through support for entrepreneurship and youth-led innovation in climate change adaptation and resilience across Africa.
The Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge (YouthADAPT Challenge) is an annual competition and awards programme for youth-l
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia’s national interest.
The Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (LAP) was conceptualised by Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu as an intervention programme aimed at creating jobs, alleviating poverty and ensuring food security through training and empowerment of women and youths in modern agricultural practices as Agripreneurs.
The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) is set to host a webinar masterclass on the topic: Tapping into Business Opportunities in the Creative Sector: Fashion Industry for entrepreneurs in the Fashion Business and Industry.
Seasoned speaker and CEO of Style House Files and Lagos F
The WARC Travel Grant promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions and regions on the continent.
The Challenge is an initiative of USADF’s Youth and Women Entrepreneurship Portfolio designed to address Africa’s youth bulge, economically empower youth and women, and impact job creation across Africa.
The Accelerate Africa Entrepreneurship Challenge is intended to invest in Micro,
The Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is an intensive programme dedicated for brewing up young entrepreneurs from across the globe. As most of the entrepreneurship events focus on existing entrepreneurs rather than creating new ones, GEB provides a platform for budding entrepreneurs or novices.
Their ambition is to develop and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Nigeria. This ecosystem should enable youth to develop their business concept and become successful entrepreneurs, by providing them with the necessary opportunities, skills and access to markets.
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The Code for Good hackathon gives you the chance to put your coding skills towards doing good for nonprofit organisations. It’s also a great opportunity to see whether a career in financial services technology is for you.
Over the course of 12 hours, you and your team will develop a te