• Anzisha Prize 2016: Madagascan agropreneur wins $25,000

    Anzisha Prize 2016: Madagascan agropreneur wins $25,0000

    The Anzisha Prize in partnership with African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announced Heritiaina Randriamananatahina as the winner of this year’s edition of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship and a grand prize of $25,000. The 22 year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar is the founder of Fiombonana, an agro-processing enterprise that

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  • Digital changemakers competition: Apply to win $20,000

    Digital changemakers competition: Apply to win $20,0000

    Digital changemakers competition, a contest which aims to reward technology based innovations that improve the lives of communities and impact future generations is calling on applications from social entreprenerus for an opportunity to win $20,000. The digital changemakers competition which is in its 5th year is hosted by Tigo Tanzania – the leading innovative telecommunication

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  • WimBiz Impact Investment calls for application from start-ups in the recycling industry

    WimBiz Impact Investment calls for application from start-ups in the recycling industry0

    The WimBiz Impact Investment Competition, a business plan competition for start-up businesses in the impact investment niche is calling on application from women in the recycling industry to celebrate her 15th anniversary. This year’s competition will equip 5 female owned startup businesses in the recycling industry with the necessary support to ensure their success and

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  • Ericsson Innovation Award: Apply to win $10,000

    Ericsson Innovation Award: Apply to win $10,0000

    Application for the 2016 Ericsson Innovation Award is now open, and this year’s edition is targeted at student innovators and start-ups in sub-Saharan Africa that promote sustainability in the future of food, be it food production, packaging, information availability or distribution. The theme of the Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa Innovation Awards 2016 is “The Future of

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  • Sterling bank youth entrepreneurship development program: Apply now!

    Sterling bank youth entrepreneurship development program: Apply now!0

    Sterling Bank Plc popularly known the one customer bank, and a leading commercial bank in Nigeria, has launched a Youth Entrepreneurship Development Program (YEDP). This is in a bid to support entrepreneurship in the country by providing timely and affordable loans to entrepreneurs to implement their business ideas. And for a bank that puts its

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  • Small villages off-grid energy challenge: Apply to win $5000

    Small villages off-grid energy challenge: Apply to win $50000

    Small Villages is happy to announce the launch of the inaugural edition of its Off-Grid Energy Challenge for West Africa. This competition hinges on the belief that access to sustainable energy services is a catalyst for growth and development as it enables access to clean water, good education and healthcare, growth of productive enterprises to enhances

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