The Prize is looking for the most promising seed-stage startups working to alleviate the pressure for people to take dangerous routes leaving their homes.
The venture must
1) tackle solutions in MENA or Africa and can be aimed for society at large thus aimed at migrants and the local population. It can be implemented in the origin, host and transitory countries;
2) work in one of the following solutions: labour migration, economic migration, migratory fluxes, migration alleviation, migration relief, refugees, movement of people, emigration, immigration, human dignity, economic livelihoods, social development, human rights, dignity, women’s empowerment, social business, leveraging private sector solutions for social change, diaspora engagement, sustainable development;
3) be a seed-stage startup with a minimum viable product (MVP) and initial user traction.
Eligible Countries: MENA and Africa.
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The Migration Entrepreneurship Prize seeks socially driven businesses that offer innovative solutions in countries and regions prone to strong migration movements in MENA and Africa.
Application deadline: January 31st, 2020.
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