Pitch Afri-Hack 2021 is sponsored by the global development organization, Heifer International. The competition will identify and amplify efforts by young innovators to build resilience beyond COVID-19 through digital agriculture products and services. These innovations should be scalable and generate measurable impact in Africa's food systems. Winners will receive funding and continued support to scale up their innovations to transform the agriculture sector. Applications for Pitch AgriHack 2021 are open until August 16, 2021.
The Agribusiness Dealroom will provide companies in the agriculture and agribusiness sectors with access to finance, mentorship, and market entry solutions to support their growth objectives. It will achieve these through a combination of project preparation, pipeline development, project bankability, investment promotion, and enabling policy environment.
The Alliance for a Green Revolution has officially opened the Call for Nominations for the #VALUE4HER Women Agripreneur of the Year Awards (WAYA 2021). The Awards recognizes women agripreneurs who have excelled in different segments of the agricultural value chain and shown remarkable innovation in their businesses. You are invited to nominate individuals/women groups that exemplify the highest standards of vision, innovation and achievement in different sectors of agricultural value chains.
The Sankalp Awards is a celebration of outstanding social entrepreneurs and a showcase of innovative and successful businesses globally. Making a positive impact on society, gaining hands-on experience, and networking with a global community are just a few of the perks of the Sankalp Global Awards 2021. The 2021 Edition of Sankalp Global Awards is looking for social entrepreneurs who are mainstreaming impact.
The Creative Business Cup (CBC) is a national championship for entrepreneurs in the creative industries in Nigeria e.g. Fashion, Design, Gaming, Music, Film, Content Production, Renewable Energy, Gastronomy, Architecture, Software, Computer Games, and Electronic publishing. The key objective of CBC Nigeria is to harness innovative ideas from young people in the creative sector with the key aim of creating jobs, promoting their innovation, celebrating them, and emerging with a finalist to represent Nigeria at the global finals, this finalist will have an opportunity to pitch to a network of global investors.
StartLife Accelerate is the #1 acceleration program for Foodtech & Agtech startups to validate customer segments, raise funding and access leading corporates and investors in the industry. The best trainers, entrepreneurs, and Wageningen University & Research experts offer you the resources you need to scale up your company. In September 2021 we will kick off the 7th edition of the StartLife Accelerate program. The program is open to promising agrifoodtech startups from all over the world. The program will take place fully online.
The Agribusiness Internship Program will provide Agripreneurs access to interns to support their business with various skills to improve their business. This opportunity is for agripreneurs who are interested in: (1) Gaining access to funded interns. (2) Access training to learn tips on the hiring process of interns, develop a working plan for quality skills in your business, and how to manage a virtual intern to get the most of the skills available to your business.
The UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office, under the auspices of the Safeguard Young People Programme, has therefore initiated an exciting innovation project that aims to solicit smart innovations and ideas that will contribute towards building community resilience. Young people across East and Southern Africa are therefore encouraged to grab this opportunity and make a life-changing impact.
Two young innovators will each receive $10,000 in seed capital and for business incubation.
Does your organisation work to advance green entrepreneurship as a means of helping people improve their employment and livelihoods while protecting the planet? Could your programme serve as a model for others to follow? We’re requesting proposals for our Green Entrepreneurship Initiative from independent organisations seeking to implement robust, multi-year programmes in this field. Successful applicants will receive a grant of up to €1.5 million to implement their programme. We will provide additional financial and technical support to conduct a rigorous impact and cost-effectiveness evaluation to help develop scalable models.