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2020 Go Global Africa Program invites Innovative Startups from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 22, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on February 2, 2020
Go Global Africa 2020 logo
Go Global Africa 2020 logo

Eligibility
Post-MVP stage, fully operating in market tech startups from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa that work in one of the following 4 verticals: AgriTech, FinTech, HealthTech or Clean Energy and that can demonstrate a clear business model with evidence of customer traction.

Benefits
a) Flights, accommodation and meals for both the in-country masterclass and the UK programme.
The Network will support and pay for applicants visa, although it is the participant’s responsibility to organise the application with sufficient time in advance.
B) Fifteen founders from each country will be selected to join the delegation to the UK in March 2020.
Here, they will benefit from a 5-day training programme designed to improve business skills and capability, build links with the UK’s thriving tech sector, and work with UK expertise to grow their business.

The successful African startups will be expected to act as Go Global champions and share the skills they have learned.

Utilize This Offer

The International Tech Hub Network welcomes applications from founders based in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa who are using technology to tackle local issues.

The deadline for entries is 5pm on 3rd February (GMT).

For more information please visit https://tinyurl.com/yxyjjsqg

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 22
Jan 22

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Feb 01
Feb 01

Thanks, Ana.