AFRICA EARLY STAGE INVESTOR SUMMIT 2018

AFRICA EARLY STAGE INVESTOR SUMMIT 2018

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AFRICA EARLY STAGE INVESTOR SUMMIT 2018 For investors, by investors Africa’s early stage investor community convenes on November 11th and 12th for the 5th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit. This exclusive investor-only event, hosted at Workshop17 in Cape Town, South Africa, unites key ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent and beyond, to exchange best practices, learn from peers and recent transactions, and do deals. Our speakers and guests represent angel networks, impact funds, leading accelerators, corporate venture arms, industry associations, and public sector agencies. The 2017 edition has been our biggest event to date, with over 300 delegates attending and almost all major African angel networks and VC funds represented. Our 5th-anniversary event promises to further raise the bar, featuring renown guests from overseas and also kicking off the whole week…
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SEEDSTARS WORLD 2018 

SEEDSTARS WORLD 2018 

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SEEDSTARS WORLD 2018    World’s biggest startup competition in emerging markets  2018 Seedstars World, the largest startup competition for emerging markets, is back in Africa to scout for the top high growth startups and entrepreneurs and accelerate them on their path to global scaling. On this 2018 edition of the tour, we will visit over 20+ cities across Sub-Saharan Africa to hosting bootcamps and pitch competitions, Countries such as Mauritius and Zambia, amongst others, will host local competitions for the first time, enlarging the impact of Seedstars mission in the continent. The winner from each country is invited to the final at the Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to UDS$ 1 Million in equity investment. 1) Applications Step 1: Make sure you have a venture profile published…
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Afrilabs| Innovation in the Data Age 2018

Afrilabs| Innovation in the Data Age 2018

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The AfriLabs Annual Gathering annually provides a unique opportunity for tech hubs in the AfriLabs network and other stakeholders in the African tech ecosystem like local innovators (entrepreneurs), corporates, investors, academia and developmental agencies to convene,network and share knowledge. The 3rd edition of the AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2018 is being co-organized with Sahara Sparks as ‘Innovation in the Data Age 2018’. The gathering will be taking place from 11th – 13th October 2018 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The AfriLabs Annual Gathering has been held in different regions across Africa; from Ghana in 2016, to Egypt in 2017 and now Tanzania in 2018. In attendance will be over 80 technology and innovation hubs and over 600 key stakeholders that include entrepreneurs, corporate organizations, government and developmental…
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Leading Ethiopia: Kana Scholarship

Leading Ethiopia: Kana Scholarship

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Leading Ethiopia: Kana Scholarship Kana TV are Ethiopia’s leading broadcaster. Since 2016 they have been transforming the media landscape in Ethiopia, pioneering the way entertainment can be accessed across the country. As a revolutionary industry leader, Kana TV is proud to partner with One Young World to launch the inaugural Leading Ethiopia: Kana Scholarship. The scholarship will discover and recognise an outstanding Ethiopian young leader who has made extraordinary contributions to Ethiopia in the fields of agriculture, environment, health, poverty alleviation, human rights or education. The award winner will receive: Title of Leading Ethiopia: Kana Scholar. Profiling in Kana TV publications & channels. Access to the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, Netherlands. Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 17 and 20 (inclusive) October, 2017. Provisions may…
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Challenges announced for Data Pitch second open call

Challenges announced for Data Pitch second open call

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Applications are now live for the second open call for Data Pitch, giving European data startups another chance to join this groundbreaking accelerator programme which provides the opportunity to work alongside major corporates. The Met Office, Konica Minolta and Greiner International Packaging are some of the latest internationally renowned organisations to agree to share their data with European startups for Data Pitch, an accelerator funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Other data providers include Netherlands-based multinational telecoms company Altice, the University of Dundee’s GROW Observatory, Portugese healtchcare company Jose de Mello Saude pan-European travel community MASAI and a global financial services provider. Startups will be able to apply for a place on the accelerator, which provides world-class business support and up to €100K to companies who can propose data-driven solutions to a series of challenges, using combinations of open, closed and shared data. Successful…
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