March 11, 2021

Applications Open For Class 2022 Of MEST Training Programme

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is now taking applications for its 2022, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana. Launched in 2008, MEST is a pan-African training programme, seed fund and incubator for technology entrepreneurs in Africa, providing critical skills training in software development, business and communications. They are receiving applications until April […]

March 10, 2021

Flutterwave Secures $170m Fresh Funding

Flutterwave, one of Africa’s forefront payment technology merchants, has made a successful announcement that it secured $170 million from a leading group of international investors. It explained that the move was part of a successful Series C round, led by growth-equity firms Avenir Growth Capital and Tiger Global Management LLC, with participation from new and […]

March 9, 2021

Google Commits $25-Million To Support Women In Africa

Tech giant Google made another commitment to the economic empowerment of women in Africa by establishing a grant worth $25-million in the new Global Impact Challenge (GIC) for women and girls. The aim of Google’s Global Impact Challenge is to support women and girls in Africa. It’s women’s history month and this is a recognizable […]

March 8, 2021

Visa Announces 2021 Edition Of Its Everywhere Initiative To Support Fintech Startups

Visa recently announced the 2021 edition of the Everywhere Initiative. This is a global innovation program and competition centred on fintech startups. This 2021, Visa says the focus is on expansion and accessibility, with Visa offering a one-stop experience to register and learn about upcoming opportunities and competitions – via the global website.  Fintechs started […]

March 5, 2021

AGRA, Partners Launch Online SME Resource Bank To Help Agribusinesses Raise Funds

African agribusiness Small and Medium Enterprises seeking to fundraise for their businesses can now go online and have access to a newly launched platform where they can find articulated requirements for accessing the funds. The SME Resource Bank is a virtual repository of guiding materials that will help SMEs to better prepare for and optimize […]

March 4, 2021

2021 Anzisha Prize: A Chance To Win $100,000 To Grow Your Business

Are you a young African entrepreneur looking for ways to create sustainable solutions to some of the biggest problems faced in your community? Are you trying to grow a small business? If yes, then you can apply for the 2021 Anzisha Prize. This is Africa’s biggest award for its youngest entrepreneurs aged 15 – 22 […]

March 3, 2021

Nigerian Bank Launches Innovation Challenge

A notable Nigerian financial institution, Union Bank, has launched the 2021 UnionX Innovation Challenge to support early-stage startups and promote innovation in the startup ecosystem in Nigeria.  This challenge is titled ‘A New Discovery’, it will support and recognise eligible entrepreneurs with innovative, tech-focused Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) across the country.  Lola Cardoso, head of […]

March 2, 2021

Nourishing Africa Partners with the Mastercard Foundation AndU.S. African Development Foundation To Train 2,000 Young Agripreneurs

Nourishing Africa mission is to “drive the profitable and sustainable growth of the African agriculture and food landscapes by attracting, empowering, equipping, connecting and celebrating over 1 Million dynamic and innovative young agri-food entrepreneurs” it’s partnering with MasterCard to provide Small Grants to 125 MSMEs in Nigeria. The Entrepreneur Support Program (ESP) is designed to […]

March 1, 2021

WTO, UNCTAD, ITC Rollout Tool For Small Businesses

The Geneva-based organizations launch a revamped Global Trade Helpdesk to support firms, especially smaller businesses, in a post-COVID-19 world. Businesses now have free access to a one-stop shop with the information they need to trade effectively as the global economy recovers from the effects of the coronavirus crisis. The heads of the World Trade Organization […]

February 26, 2021

Google To Support Media Innovators

Google News Initiative(GNI), an initiative created to support journalists, publishers, news startups, and online media platforms. It has opened applications for its second round of GNI Innovative Challenge. It commenced from February 23, 2021, to April 12, 2021. Tech point reports this affects Individuals who operate in the news media industry in Africa, the Middle […]

1 2 3 4 5 33