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WeXchange Women STEMpreneurs Competition 2022 for Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: April 8, 2022 •| We are glad to announce that applications are now officially open for the WeXchange Women STEMpreneurs Competition 2022.  This year's competition seeks to single out some of the the most inventive and unique women entrepreneurs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) from within Latin America and the Caribbean, and link them with potential opportunities of access to financing. If you are a woman, and a Co-Founder, or even part of the core leadership team (C-level) of a new business or startup that is actively raising capital from pre-Seed to Series B, apply and be one of the 15 selected startups that will pitch in Miami to investors from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, United States among other international VC funds on May 24, during “WeXchange: Connecting STEMpreneurs women with investors”. This event will take place in the context of the VC Latam Summit, that brings together the most relevant investors of the venture capital in

Digital Transport for Africa (DT4A) Innovation Challenge 2022 | Wakanda Opportunities

Deadline: February 16, 2022 Applications for the Digital Transport for Africa (DT4A) Innovation Challenge 2022 are now open. The DT4A Innovation Challenge is an exciting opportunity for initiatives that aim to transform transit systems in African cities by leveraging open data and innovation. The DT4A Innovation Challenge aims to support organizations and initiatives, from private companies to universities and NGOs, that are contributing to the movement for open data across the region and improved planning and implementation of sustainable mobility, particularly of the paratransit or informal transport sector. Benefits Four applicants, selected by WRI and a jury of experts, will each receive a phased award of US$30,000 to implement a new initiative over 12 months. Eligibility Applicants must have the support of local authorities (municipalities) and provide letters of support from city representatives. Applicants must be from Africa or working in Africa. Only one application per organi

Call for Startups to Pitch Live at the 2022 Africa Startup Summit in Nairobi | Wakanda Opportunities

  Deadline: January 30, 2022 Looking for funding, or the right partner to help your venture scale? Want to showcase your solution to the top investors, corporates, innovators and advisors in Africa and beyond? Applications are open to African tech start-ups hoping to pitch live on stage at the Africa Startup Summit 2022 in Nairobi. The Africa Startup Summit is part of the fourth edition of the Africa Tech Summit which will take place in Nairobi from February 23-24, 2022 bringing together tech industry leaders from across the region. The two-day event will continue to showcase Africa’s rapidly moving startup ecosystem and entrepreneurial talent while bringing together tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players. Benefits Ten startups will be selected to present their companies solution and overall ask on stage to an audience of 500+ leaders in the African tech ecosystem that include investors, corporates, accelerators, and media. Eligibility Startups must be Africa

Trending: Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Training

  Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Training A new update for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund ( NYIF ) Applicants regarding training. The NYIF Training is being done via YouTube on a channel named  “ MindThe_GapNg “ , Applicants are been selected to be part of the FMYSD Digital First Economic Recovery Program to Grow their Business starting via text message from FMYSD. Invited applicants will undergo a 5-day training and it is conducted every week for a new set of applicants. If you applied for the NYIF and have not been invited for training, be patient you will be invited when it is your turn as long as you meet their criteria Keep following Wakanda Opportunities as we bring you lastest updates on Business grants and funding opportunities.

NYIF - Apply For The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund and Get Up-to ₦5,000,000 Grant From FG

  NYIF - Apply For The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund and Get Up-to ₦5,000,000 Grant From FG For over 3 weeks now, the Federal government of Nigeria has announced and as well officially unveiled the registration and application portal for the already mapped out ₦75 Billion loan for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) scheme, which now makes it possible for the numerous interested young and business minded Nigerians between the young age of 18-35 years old to apply for the loan. . -- 12 Things you must know about the NYIF before you apply, to avoid making financial mistakes . Watch on YouTube: Applicants who are successful with their loan request will have to undergo a compulsory 5 days online business training which is completely free and sponsored by the Federal Government. In this scheme, the loan amount that can be approved ranges between N250,000 to N5,000,000. LOAN REQUIREMENTS • Phone Number • Your Gender • Your Current Residential Address • Applican