Rice University Business Plan Competition 2024 for Student Entrepreneurs

Rice University has launched the 2024 Business Plan Competition designed to give collegiate entrepreneurs a real-world experience to pitch their startups to investors, receive mentoring, network with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, enhance their startup strategy, and learn what it takes to launch a successful startup. Application Deadline: 31st January, 2024 Eligible Countries: All To Be Taken At … Read more

Mozilla Technology Fund 2024 – Call for Applications ($50,000 USD Award)

The Mozilla Technology Fund (MTF) supports open source technologists whose work furthers promising approaches to solving pressing internet health issues. When is the Application Deadline: 5th October 2023 at 12pm EST/ 4pm GMT.  Tell Me About Mozilla Technology Fund: The Mozilla Technology Fund (MTF) is a grantmaking program which funds technical projects in specific areas that … Read more

DEADLINE EXTENDED: EcoBank Fintech Challenge 2023 for Programmers and Developers in Africa

EcoBank Fintech Challenge is calling on developers and innovators with bright ideas for financial technology to share their vision of creating Africa’s next big fintech solution with them. Up to $500,000 will be won by technopreneurs who successfully pitch the most interesting and viable solutions. Application Deadline: 21st July 2023 (NEW: 28TH JULY 2023) Eligible … Read more

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2024 for Women Entrepreneurs (USD100,000 to a winner from each region)

Through the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, Cartier supports women entrepreneurs who lead social enterprises in their early phases that have potential to grow significantly. Application Deadline: 30th June 2023 by 2pm Paris time (CEST) Eligible Countries: Cartier reviews applications from 7 regions (Latin America, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, Far East Asia, South-East … Read more

Government of Korea K-Startup Grand Challenge 2023 for Entrepreneurs (Fully-funded)

Accelerate your startup in South Korea. Bring your creative ideas to Korea and get the full support of the world’s most tech-savvy country. Application Deadline: 18th May 2023 at 13:00 GMT +9 Eligible Countries: All To be taken at (country): Startup Campus in Pangyo Techno Valley, 14 minutes south of Gangnam, South Korea. About the Award: The Korean government is … Read more

Africa’s Business Heroes: 7 Lessons from an ABH Judge to Improve the Quality of Your Application in 2024

Africa's Business Heroes 2023

Imagine spending hours to complete and finally submit an excellent application for a chance to win up to $300,000 business grant; only for your application to be disqualified because you did not share permission to your Google drive file. This was the case of a candidate I reviewed his application for the Africa’s Business Heroes … Read more