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African Entrepreneurship Award, 2015

The African Entrepreneurship Award opens for entries for the 2015/16 award rounds. The award will help you start or grow your business to create jobs and impact Africa. Every entrepreneur needs more than money. You need mentors to come alongside you, advise you, ask hard questions, encourage you, comfort you, and help you persevere.Are you an African citizen with a...

2014 IDEX Global Fellowship in Social Enterprise, India

IDEX Global Fellows Program invites individuals around the world to take part in six-months of entrepreneurial leadership training across India. Fellows gain emerging market experience while working hands on with socially-focused enterprises who deliver high impact solutions in local and global communities.During the six-month fellowship cycle, IDEX fellows work full-time with a social enterprise partner (in India), in addition to completing...

Goi – UNESCO Competition for Young Entrepreneurs 2014

The Goi Peace Foundation in collaboration with the Stiftung Entrepreneurship (Berlin) and UNESCO, invite entries from young entrepreneurs worldwide for the 2014 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition is an exciting new opportunity to develop your innovative ideas and projects to create positive change in your community and the world. With support and feedback from peers around the world, you...

2014 LDI Emerging Institutions Fellowship for Africans

Emerging Institutions Fellowship (EIFP) provides hands-on service opportunities for young business and development professionals from around the world at Africa’s leading for-profit and nonprofit firms.It is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scaleWorth of Awards LDI Africa through its EIFP recruits organizations that are doing excellent...

2014 Shuttleworth Foundation Entreprenuership Fellowship, South Africa

The Shuttleworth Foundation invites applications for the 2014 Fellowship which consists of two components for each Fellow – the fellowship grant and the co-investment project funding.The fellowship grant covers the cost of the Fellow’s time for a year and is guaranteed to the fellow for that year. The grant amount varies and is determined by each Fellow’s salary equivalent outside...

DON’T MISS: Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2014

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation invites applications from talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines for the 2014/15 awards. The award aims to celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines to apply their skills to develop scalable solutions to local challenges, highlighting the importance...

2014 Anzisha Prize for Young African Entrepreneurs

The Anzisha Prize invites applications from young entrepreneurs aged between 15 and 22 years old who are Africans to apply for the 2014 Anzisha Prize. The prize targets Africans who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities.After winning the prize, Mentorship, consulting and community gatherings become part of the fellow...

Smart! Algerian and Nigerian Create Navigation Devices for the Blind

Two young people from the different countries in Africa have independently created similar devices to help blind people navigate their way. The device was first developed by an Algerian, Badreddine Zebbiche, who termed it “Guide me”. Although not yet in the market uses three-dimensional sensors fitted to each side of the wearer’s shoes to detect obstacles.Last October, Zebbiche was...

Zanzibar VP Thinks Entrepreneurship is Way Out of Unemployment

“I know that now, some of you are going back to your employers but others are going to join the labour market queue, some fields in the market are saturated. Do not sit and wait, use your knowledge and skills to create employment,” said Amb. Seif Ali Iddi, the Zanzibar VP during the University College of Education Graduation ceremony...

2013 Acumen Global Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs and Changemakers

The Acumen Fellowship is a one year program that immerses Fellows in world-class leadership training, field work with social enterprises on the front lines, and a community of changemakers and thoughtleaders.Acumen Fund Fellows are drawn from a pool of talented, passionate individuals from all geographies, sectors, backgrounds, religions and ages. Ideal Fellows include those who have already decided on...
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