D-Prize Challenge
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D-Prize Fund for Entrepreneurs: $20,000 in Funding

D-Prize funds new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below? If selected, we will award you up to $20,000 to launchRead More

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DIAMOND BANK BET7 N3 MILLION BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAMME: TWO DAYS TO GO!

Application for the Diamond Bank Building Entrepreneurs Today BET7 end in two days, that is September 29, 2017. If you are an entrepreneur who has a business idea or wants to scale your existing business, it is important that you consider submitting your application for the Diamond Bank BET7 on or before September 29, 2017.Read More

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Ashden Awards 2018
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2018 Ashden Awards for Green Entrepreneurs

The application process for the 2018 Ashden Awards is now open! On 14 June 2018, 10 winners from around the world will receive a prize fund and global recognition for their achievements in increasing access to sustainable energy, promoting sustainable travel and helping build a low-carbon future. Why apply for an Ashden Award? Award ofRead More

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Google Launchpad Accelerator
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Google Launchpad Accelerator for Techpreneurs 2017

Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month intensive acceleration program for growth-stage start-ups from emerging markets around the world. Through the Launchpad Accelerator program, start-ups get a rare opportunity to collaborate with Google engineers, Silicon Valley experts, and top mentors from around the world. The Accelerator program offers equity-free support, Google product credits, and an all-expense-paid trainingRead More

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USADF+Winners+2017
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U.S. African Development Foundation Invests in 35 Young African Entrepreneurs

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is pleased to announce $375,000 in seed capital funding to 35 young African social entrepreneurs for social and community change in 20 sub-Saharan countries in Africa. Winners were selected from the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship program, as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). By pairing seed capitalRead More

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Diamond Bank BET 7
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Diamond Bank BET7 Application Closes September 29, 2017

Click Here to Learn More about how to apply for the Diamond Bank BET7 and stand a chance to win N3 Million grant to grow your business.

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youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017
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YOUWIN CONNECT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2017

This is to inform all Nigerian entrepreneurs that the 2017 Youwin Connect Programme Application deadline has been extended to September 3, 2017. However, this is for those who had registered and could not complete their application because of the congestion experienced on the website on the previous submission deadline. Youwin Connect Programme is the ContinuationRead More

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youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017
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2017 YOUWIN CONNECT PROGRAMME APPLICATION ENDS TODAY

This is to inform all Nigerian entrepreneurs wishing to secure business grants and entrepreneurial training that will enable them build successful businesses that the 2017 Youwin Connect Programme Application ends today August 30, 2017. Youwin Connect Programme is the Continuation or better put, the modified version of the Youwin Programme of the Federal Government ofRead More

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2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge
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2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge: USD500,000 in prize

The winning company in the 2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge will qualify for up to $250,000 in value from The Rise Fund and its affiliates on mutually agreeable investment terms. Forbes will offer $250,000 in an in-kind media grant, bringing the total value to $500,000. The Rise Fund invests in companies that createRead More

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Diamond Bank BET7
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DIAMOND BANK BET7 OPENS: N3MILLION SEED FUNDING FOR NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURS

The Diamond Bank BET7 is now open and calling for submission of pitches by budding Nigerian entrepreneurs. The Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) is a capacity building and business education initiative aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship and designed to support budding entrepreneurs of all ages. See video on the launch of the Diamond Bank BET7Read More

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2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge
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2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017

Are you a young African between the ages of 18 and 35? Do you have a passion for youth participation in the transformation of agribusiness in Africa? Here is your chance to win sponsorship from the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) and partners to represent the youth from your country at the 2017 edition ofRead More

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World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator
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World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator 2017

World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. We support WFP intrapreneurs and external start-ups and companies from our home in Munich, Germany, through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarilyRead More

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youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017
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I DON’T HAVE AN EXISTING BUSINESS: HOW CAN I STILL COMPLETE MY YOUWIN CONNECT APPLICATION

Following the post I made on the step-by-step approach to applying for the YouWiN Connect, I got loads of messages from prospective applicants especially those who do not have existing businesses. Most of them complained about not being able to go beyond the second page on the application portal. If you have the same problem,Read More

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AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017
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AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017

The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2017. Last year saw an outstanding response with over 200 entries from 25 countries and 10 winners on the night celebrated from South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia,Read More

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youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017
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How to Apply for YouWiN Connect: Step-by-Step Guide

It is no longer news that the long awaited YouWiN Connect programme of the federal government has opened its application portal for eligible Nigerian entrepreneurs to apply. However, a number of entrepreneurs seem to be having difficulty locating the application portal as well as understanding how to go about submitting their applications. Therefore, we haveRead More

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2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship
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2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

The 2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship aim to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7,000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education. health, transport, energy among others. Applications for nominations to The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) are now open. TheRead More

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Innovate for Life Fund for Health Entrepreneurs
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Innovate for Life Fund for Health Entrepreneurs

The Innovate for Life Fund will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. WHY Health demands in Africa are growing rapidly due to the continent’s rapidly expanding population, which is expected to double to 2 billion by 2050. A new generation of AfricanRead More

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Fate Foundation Scale-Up Lab for Agricultural Entrepreneurs
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FATE Foundation Scale-Up Lab for Agricultural Entrepreneurs

FATE Foundation Scale-Up Lab is a unique Accelerator Programme aimed at providing targeted support to early-stage high-potential and growth-driven ventures within the growth sectors of the Nigerian economy namely; Agribusiness, Creatives, Health and Education. The objectives of the Scale-Up Lab are: Identify early stage high potential startup entrepreneurs within the target growth sectors (Agribusiness, Creatives,Read More

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VV Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs
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VV ACCELERATOR FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

The VV Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs is a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small and medium businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses and increaseRead More

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Mastercard Start path for innovative Startup
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Mastercard Start Path for innovative startup 2017

Mastercard Start Path for innovative startup seeks to partner with startups from around the world to help scale their businesses. The program enables companies to gain access to MasterCard’s global ecosystem and to break new markets through relationships with MasterCard and its customers. Some key features include of the programme include: 6 month virtual programRead More

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WSA Young Innovators AWARDS
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World Summit Awards (WSA) Young Innovators Awards 2017

Are you a young Innovator prosecuting a project that: Is developed by young innovators under the age of 30? Offers digital solutions to any of the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Delivers content rich digital solutions to the user including individuals, businesses and organizations? Has a strong digital component: websites, apps, SMS-based solutions, IoT, wearables etc.?Read More

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The Saville Foundation Pan-African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education
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The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education 2017

About the Awards The Pan African Awards reward the very best projects which are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education. The awards are generously supported by The Saville Foundation, a charitable foundation based in South Africa. Teach A Man To Fish manage the awards using their expertise in enterprise education andRead More

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Y-HER Accelerator Program
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2017 Y-HER Accelerator Program for Female African Entrepreneurs: $50,000 Business Funding

The 2017 Y-HER Accelerator Program for Female African Entrepreneurs is searching for the 15 most ambitious, game changing, female-led impact ventures in Africa. The Y-HER Accelerator Program is a powerful opportunity for passionate female impact entrepreneurs in Africa who are at the early stages of building businesses and organizations that exist to change the livesRead More

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D-Prize Fund for Entrepreneurs: $20,000 in Funding

D-Prize Challenge

D-Prize funds new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below? If selected, we will award you up to $20,000 to launchRead More

DIAMOND BANK BET7 N3 MILLION BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAMME: TWO DAYS TO GO!

Application for the Diamond Bank Building Entrepreneurs Today BET7 end in two days, that is September 29, 2017. If you are an entrepreneur who has a business idea or wants to scale your existing business, it is important that you consider submitting your application for the Diamond Bank BET7 on or before September 29, 2017.Read More

2018 Ashden Awards for Green Entrepreneurs

Ashden Awards 2018

The application process for the 2018 Ashden Awards is now open! On 14 June 2018, 10 winners from around the world will receive a prize fund and global recognition for their achievements in increasing access to sustainable energy, promoting sustainable travel and helping build a low-carbon future. Why apply for an Ashden Award? Award ofRead More

Google Launchpad Accelerator for Techpreneurs 2017

Google Launchpad Accelerator

Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month intensive acceleration program for growth-stage start-ups from emerging markets around the world. Through the Launchpad Accelerator program, start-ups get a rare opportunity to collaborate with Google engineers, Silicon Valley experts, and top mentors from around the world. The Accelerator program offers equity-free support, Google product credits, and an all-expense-paid trainingRead More

U.S. African Development Foundation Invests in 35 Young African Entrepreneurs

USADF+Winners+2017

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is pleased to announce $375,000 in seed capital funding to 35 young African social entrepreneurs for social and community change in 20 sub-Saharan countries in Africa. Winners were selected from the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship program, as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). By pairing seed capitalRead More

Diamond Bank BET7 Application Closes September 29, 2017

Diamond Bank BET 7

Click Here to Learn More about how to apply for the Diamond Bank BET7 and stand a chance to win N3 Million grant to grow your business.

YOUWIN CONNECT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2017

youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017

This is to inform all Nigerian entrepreneurs that the 2017 Youwin Connect Programme Application deadline has been extended to September 3, 2017. However, this is for those who had registered and could not complete their application because of the congestion experienced on the website on the previous submission deadline. Youwin Connect Programme is the ContinuationRead More

2017 YOUWIN CONNECT PROGRAMME APPLICATION ENDS TODAY

youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017

This is to inform all Nigerian entrepreneurs wishing to secure business grants and entrepreneurial training that will enable them build successful businesses that the 2017 Youwin Connect Programme Application ends today August 30, 2017. Youwin Connect Programme is the Continuation or better put, the modified version of the Youwin Programme of the Federal Government ofRead More

2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge: USD500,000 in prize

2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge

The winning company in the 2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge will qualify for up to $250,000 in value from The Rise Fund and its affiliates on mutually agreeable investment terms. Forbes will offer $250,000 in an in-kind media grant, bringing the total value to $500,000. The Rise Fund invests in companies that createRead More

DIAMOND BANK BET7 OPENS: N3MILLION SEED FUNDING FOR NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURS

Diamond Bank BET7

The Diamond Bank BET7 is now open and calling for submission of pitches by budding Nigerian entrepreneurs. The Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) is a capacity building and business education initiative aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship and designed to support budding entrepreneurs of all ages. See video on the launch of the Diamond Bank BET7Read More

2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017

2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge

Are you a young African between the ages of 18 and 35? Do you have a passion for youth participation in the transformation of agribusiness in Africa? Here is your chance to win sponsorship from the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) and partners to represent the youth from your country at the 2017 edition ofRead More

World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator 2017

World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator

World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. We support WFP intrapreneurs and external start-ups and companies from our home in Munich, Germany, through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarilyRead More

I DON’T HAVE AN EXISTING BUSINESS: HOW CAN I STILL COMPLETE MY YOUWIN CONNECT APPLICATION

youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017

Following the post I made on the step-by-step approach to applying for the YouWiN Connect, I got loads of messages from prospective applicants especially those who do not have existing businesses. Most of them complained about not being able to go beyond the second page on the application portal. If you have the same problem,Read More

AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017

AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017

The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2017. Last year saw an outstanding response with over 200 entries from 25 countries and 10 winners on the night celebrated from South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia,Read More

How to Apply for YouWiN Connect: Step-by-Step Guide

youwin connect submission deadline extended to September 3rd, 2017

It is no longer news that the long awaited YouWiN Connect programme of the federal government has opened its application portal for eligible Nigerian entrepreneurs to apply. However, a number of entrepreneurs seem to be having difficulty locating the application portal as well as understanding how to go about submitting their applications. Therefore, we haveRead More

2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

The 2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship aim to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7,000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education. health, transport, energy among others. Applications for nominations to The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) are now open. TheRead More

Innovate for Life Fund for Health Entrepreneurs

Innovate for Life Fund for Health Entrepreneurs

The Innovate for Life Fund will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. WHY Health demands in Africa are growing rapidly due to the continent’s rapidly expanding population, which is expected to double to 2 billion by 2050. A new generation of AfricanRead More

FATE Foundation Scale-Up Lab for Agricultural Entrepreneurs

Fate Foundation Scale-Up Lab for Agricultural Entrepreneurs

FATE Foundation Scale-Up Lab is a unique Accelerator Programme aimed at providing targeted support to early-stage high-potential and growth-driven ventures within the growth sectors of the Nigerian economy namely; Agribusiness, Creatives, Health and Education. The objectives of the Scale-Up Lab are: Identify early stage high potential startup entrepreneurs within the target growth sectors (Agribusiness, Creatives,Read More

VV ACCELERATOR FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

VV Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs

The VV Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs is a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small and medium businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses and increaseRead More

Mastercard Start Path for innovative startup 2017

Mastercard Start path for innovative Startup

Mastercard Start Path for innovative startup seeks to partner with startups from around the world to help scale their businesses. The program enables companies to gain access to MasterCard’s global ecosystem and to break new markets through relationships with MasterCard and its customers. Some key features include of the programme include: 6 month virtual programRead More

Startup Chile Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs

Applications are now opened for the 2017 Startup Chile Accelerator Programme for women entrepreneurs. The 4-month programme is looking for projects that are technology related with potential for high impact. Features of the Startup Chile Accelerator Startup training4 months program hosts workshops and training from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors. We’ve got you covered. This 4Read More

World Summit Awards (WSA) Young Innovators Awards 2017

WSA Young Innovators AWARDS

Are you a young Innovator prosecuting a project that: Is developed by young innovators under the age of 30? Offers digital solutions to any of the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Delivers content rich digital solutions to the user including individuals, businesses and organizations? Has a strong digital component: websites, apps, SMS-based solutions, IoT, wearables etc.?Read More

The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education 2017

The Saville Foundation Pan-African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education

About the Awards The Pan African Awards reward the very best projects which are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education. The awards are generously supported by The Saville Foundation, a charitable foundation based in South Africa. Teach A Man To Fish manage the awards using their expertise in enterprise education andRead More

2017 Y-HER Accelerator Program for Female African Entrepreneurs: $50,000 Business Funding

Y-HER Accelerator Program

The 2017 Y-HER Accelerator Program for Female African Entrepreneurs is searching for the 15 most ambitious, game changing, female-led impact ventures in Africa. The Y-HER Accelerator Program is a powerful opportunity for passionate female impact entrepreneurs in Africa who are at the early stages of building businesses and organizations that exist to change the livesRead More

Business Funding Opportunities

D-Prize Challenge

D-Prize Fund for Entrepreneurs: $20,000 in Funding

DIAMOND BANK BET7 N3 MILLION BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAMME: TWO DAYS TO GO!

Diamond Bank BET7 Application Closes September 29, 2017

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YOUWIN CONNECT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2017

2017 Rice Fund Under 30 Impact Challenge: USD500,000 in prize

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DIAMOND BANK BET7 OPENS: N3MILLION SEED FUNDING FOR NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURS

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How to Apply for YouWiN Connect: Step-by-Step Guide

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Innovate for Life Fund for Health Entrepreneurs

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2017 Y-HER Accelerator Program for Female African Entrepreneurs: $50,000 Business Funding

2017 Shell LiveWIRE Entrepreneurship Programme for Nigerians

DIAMOND BANK BET6 WINNERS EMERGE, BAG N3MILLION EACH

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TEEP 2017 SHORTLIST FINALLY OUT: CHECK OUT HERE

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BANK OF INDUSTRY/FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA YOUTH IGNITE INNOVATION PROGRAMME FOR ENTREPRENEURS: BUSINESS FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD 2017: $1MILLION IN BUSINESS GRANT

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TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME 2017: IMPORTANT FACTS TO NOTE

TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME 2017 NOW OPEN: HOW TO APPLY

RICE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION 2017

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BITCOIN CALCULATOR: HOW TO CALCULATE THE VALUE OF YOUR BITCOIN

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TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME OPENS FOR APPLICATION JANUARY 1, 2017

$30,000 IN GRANTS IN THE BUSINESS AND INNOVATION GROWTH RPOGRAMME: DEADLINE DEC 15, 2016

HOW TO BUY BITCOIN FROM NAIRA4DOLLAR TO FUND YOUR BITCOIN WALLET

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HOW TO SECURE YOUR BITCOIN WALLET HOSTED ON BLOCKCHAIN

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HOW TO OVERCOME THE BUSINESS FUNDING CHALLENGE

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TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME 2017: HOW TO GET SHORTLISTED

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CHIVAS REGAL’S THE VENTURE PRIZE: $1 MILLION FUNDING FOR SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS

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BOI GRADUATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP FUND: N2 MILLION BUSINESS FUNDING FOR CORPS MEMBERS

BUSINESS AND INNOVATION GROWTH (BIG) GEM GRANTS FOR NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURS: $35,000 IN GRANTS

2016 MTN SOLUTION SPACE MOBILE TECH STARTUP BOOT-CAMP FOR ENTREPRENEURS

DIGITAL AFRICA STARTUP CHALLENGE 2016: €30,000 FOR AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

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Smart Villages Off-grid Energy Challenge for West African Entrepreneurs: $5,000 in Grants

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Entrepreneurship Programme 2016: Grants and Business Coaching Available

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2016 LYFECAMP PROGRAMME FOR ENTREPRENEURS: GET CONNECTED TO INVESTORS NOW!

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Ericsson Sub-Saharan Africa Innovation Awards for Entrepreneurs 2016

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2017 ASHDEN AWARDS FOR ENTREPRENEURS: APPLY TO WIN £20,000 BUSINESS GRANT

3 WAYS TO SECURE FUNDING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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GRAB N3 MILLION FUNDING IN STERLING BANK’S YOUTH INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

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DANGOTE FOUNDATION/BOI MATCHING FUND: GRAB UP TO N50 MILLION TO FUND YOUR BUSINESS

APPLY NOW: KADUNA STARTUP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

2017 CHIVAS REGAL’S THE VENTURE COMPETITION FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS: $1 MILLION IN PRIZE

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