Opportunities

2021 VC4A Venture Showcase – Seed

CALLING FOR SEED STAGE STARTUPS LOOKING TO RAISE BETWEEN $250K AND $1,5M. We’re looking for 8 innovative, seed stage startups to showcase to the global network of Africa-focused investors. Are you operating in Africa, have a highly scalable solution already in the market and showing traction, and looking to raise your seed round in the range of $250K and $1,5M? This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Inclusive Fintech 50 – 2021

The Inclusive Fintech 50 initiative leverages a competitive process led by an independent judging panel of experts to identify 50 early-stage fintechs driving financial inclusion and resilience.

2021 ISIF Asia Grants and Awards

ISIF Asia is a Grants and Awards program empowering organizations across the Asia Pacific region to research, design and implement Internet-based solutions to solve development challenges. Since 2008, ISIF Asia has provided 77 grants and 29 awards, allocating USD 3.58 million to 106 initiatives across 24 Asia Pacific economies.

Call for Applications

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF), in partnership with the Stanbic Kenya Foundation (SKF), invites applications for grant financing and local support from small and medium enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups to help them address gaps in their internal systems and capabilities to 100% meet investment requirements by commercial investors.

Aceli Technical Assistance Grant.

Free diagnostic and customized technical support of up to $15,000 This is a diagnostic and technical support grant for high impact agricultural enterprises in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda or Tanzania.

Aceli Technical Assistance Grant.

Free diagnostic and customized technical support of up to $15,000 This is a diagnostic and technical support grant for high impact agricultural enterprises in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda or Tanzania.

GSMA Innovation Fund for Digital Urban Services

Equity-free grant of between £100,000 and £250,000 The GSMA Innovation Fund is open for start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises in Africa, South or South East Asia.

Tourism Recovery Programme

[EUR 9000 direct financial support] This is an opportunity for tourism & travel entrepreneurs and other players in the tourism supply chain.

Tourism Recovery Programme

[EUR 9000 direct financial support] This is an opportunity for tourism & travel entrepreneurs and other players in the tourism supply chain.

IMPACC call for investment in entrepreneurs.

Smart equity investment between USD 30.000 and USD 150.000 This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs in Africa with an innovative, local, green product or service, creating sustainable jobs in bottom-of-pyramid communities, in need of funding to scale their social business.

ClimateLaunchpad: The Green Business Ideas Competition.

The Climate Launchpad Green Business Ideas Competition is open for entrepreneurs with green business ideas, an innovation in renewable energy, a sustainable transition in the food chain, a mind shift in urban mobility or any other way to tackle climate change.

ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAMME (ESP II) Small Grant (Kshs. 500,000 – 2,000,000)

The National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) is supporting the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF) to implement the Economic Stimulus Programme to cushion vulnerable rural communities in Kenya from the economic effect of COVID- 19 Pandemic whilst furthering environmental objectives.

ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAMME (ESP II) Small Grant (Kshs. 500,000 – 2,000,000)

The National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) is supporting the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF) to implement the Economic Stimulus Programme to cushion vulnerable rural communities in Kenya from the economic effect of COVID- 19 Pandemic whilst furthering environmental objectives.

GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize 2021

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize aims to find Africa’s brightest young agri-food entrepreneurs. We are searching for agribusinesses that bring technology, innovation and passion to the agriculture and food industries.

GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize 2021

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize aims to find Africa’s brightest young agri-food entrepreneurs. We are searching for agribusinesses that bring technology, innovation and passion to the agriculture and food industries.