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Startup Africa: Local Challenge for Global Innovators

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 20, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on July 7, 2021
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Next Generation Africa 21-22 is the accelerator project for African startups, innovators, makers, and young talents who intend to develop products or services with high potential impact driving the local economy.

The 20 startups selected by Startup Africa Roadtrip will be supported with a unique boot camp week in Kampala, Uganda in August 16th – 21th 2021.

Mentors and experts are ready to give the unique boost and mentorship to the final startups to take off in the market. From networking to learning and prototyping, this is the opportunity to experience a 360° journey that aims to enrich your team not only professionally but humanly as well.

Utilize This Offer

• Sustainable Economy & Mobility;
• Healthcare;
• ICT & Fintech;
• Agribusiness & Agritech;
• Education;
• Tourism & Hospitality.

The startup can be based anywhere in the African continent but its product/service must have potential application / scalability in the East African region: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, etc…

The average age of the team: 25 years old.

The project should fit in one of the 6 social-impact topics mentioned above.

End of the call on the 8th of July 2021.

Bootcamp: An intense journey of learning by doing and fruitful encounters (16th – 21th of August).

For more information, please visit

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 20
Jun 20

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 21
Jun 21

Thanks, Ana.