Category Archives: OPPORTUNITIES

SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp for start-ups returns to Nigeria

Entries already flooding in for Africa’s leading ‘hands on’ business bootcamp, combining Mentors, Workshops and Investments The SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp is returning to Nigeria from July 5-9 with the goal of empowering a new wave of African start-ups. Following the event’s

COUNTDOWN: 2 weeks left to enter the West Africa Mobile Awards

Mobile innovators have under two weeks left to submit their entries for the West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) (www.wamas.com.ng) with winners to be announced at an awards gala on May 18th in Lagos, Nigeria in front of local and international

Applications open for Affordable Nutrition Forum with $15,000 prize

Village Capital and The Hershey Company are seeking the next generation of entrepreneurs tackling nutrition challenges in Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria. We are excited to invite ventures to apply to participate in the Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum taking

Participate in Sage Foundation’s $1 million Enterprise Fund

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR,

Lagos Targets 100,000 Entrepreneurs N25bn Employment Trust Fund

The Lagos State Government on Monday said that it has set a target to utilize the N25billion Employment Trust Fund to provide financial support to over 100,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) within the next three years. Executive Secretary

TEDGlobal 2017: Apply To Showcase Your Innovation

The TED Fellows team will soon be closing its application process for the 2017 TEDGlobal Fellowship program which seeks out emerging talent committed to making positive change around the world and innovators who show both outstanding achievement and exemplary character.

37 Entrepreneurs Shortlisted For African Entrepreneurship Award

37 finalists from 22 African countries have been selected as finalists The BMCE Group Bank of Africa is now announcing the final Round of the 2nd edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award, an initiative to support African entrepreneurs by rewarding

OPPORTUNITY: Enroll In Free Financial Journalism Course

Applications are currently being accepted for the fourth intake of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) Financial Journalism Training Program. Since 2015, over 400 delegates in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa have completed the financial journalism training. The six-month certificate

APPLY: Innovation Prize for Africa Invests In Entrepreneurs

Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) is an annual competition looking for the best African innovators solving African challenges has launched its 6th edition, IPA 2017. You can apply by following this link and choosing the option which works best for

Oando Foundation Partners Theirworld To Teach Nigerians Girls Coding

Young Nigerian girls will be among over 600 girls aged six to twenty-five that will join the Code Clubs in its pilot phase with the aim of reaching thousands more with its self-sustaining model. Other countries include Kenya, Uganda and