The selected companies benefit from a 3 month virtual and in-person accelerator program that provides investment, direct access to the largest agriculture companies and farmers located in the Salinas and Central California growing regions, and mentorship from top industry leaders. The program begins in March and culminates in June at Demo Day at the Forbes AgTech Summit.
StartupBootCamp by #StartupSouth is a 2-weeks Virtual acceleration program open to early-stage founders. The program is suitable for early-stage startups within the South-South and South-East with competent teams, high growth potential, early tractions, and the ability to create jobs. Startup teams will undergo a two weeks tailored capacity development program, receive support from facilitators and mentors to validate their business model, ramp up traction and pitch for a share of a $30,000 Funding Pool at #StartupSouth6 DealDay.
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have partnered on a joint mission to accelerate climate adaptation action under the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP).. Winners of the YouthADAPT challenge * will be awarded a business grant of up to $100,000 each as well as the opportunity to further scale their businesses through 12-month business support, mentorship, and acceleration program.
USAID's Kenya Investment Mechanism (KIM) have organized a value chain financing training session for youth-owned and women-owned businesses in Kenya, on Sept 28, 2021 from 08:30 AM-1 PM EAT.
This virtual capacity building session will boost your knowledge on value chain financing opportunities in Kenya, give you insights into the existing approaches to value chain financing, and learn about our efforts to help businesses access financing.
You will also interact with our pool of business advisory service providers and financial institutions who are eager to serve businesses like yours!
This training is open to all youth-owned and women-owned businesses.
The SEP Fellowships in general was created to operationalize the joint effort of the AU and USDA to promote food security and economic growth in eligible countries by educating a new generation of agricultural scientists, increasing scientific knowledge and collaborative research to improve agricultural productivity, and extending that knowledge to users and intermediaries in the marketplace.
The Halcyon Incubator program equips early-stage social entrepreneurs from all around the world with support to transform their ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures. Ventures may be for-profit, hybrid, or undecided, as long as the core mission is to create measurable social change.
The Global Startup Awards is the largest independent startup ecosystem competition with the mission to find, recognize and connect the future-shapers of the digital age from all around the world. The Global Startup Awards (GSA) started in 2012 as a global movement and now operates in 113 countries and 3 continents. In 2021, GSA Africa has been launched to include all 5 regions in Africa. For the first time ever, innovators from all 55 African countries have the chance to showcase their solutions and participate in the movement. GSA Africa aims to connect the best of African tech startups to a global network of leading investors and innovation ecosystems.
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.
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.