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

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

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