The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a Pan-African Entrepreneurship Portal-Platform, YAS (Youth for Africa and SDGs) for young African entrepreneurs with the intent of cultivating an ecosystem that will promote mentorship, funding, information-sharing and networking. The platform is facilitated by Dublin-based; Global management consulting and professional services firm; Accenture plc. "YAS will...
Women in Technology Uganda (WITU) in partnership with U.S-based tech firm; Provide Her, have partnered to launch the Women Global Rising Project - an entrepreneurial training and job connection program that aims to support young women to find digital work, offering training in relevant digital skills, testing and connections. This program...
In addition to providing necessary tools for traditional entrepreneurs, the internet has created entirely new opportunities for venturing into business. Some of the biggest companies out there today are doing all of their business on the web. In fact, some business models wouldn’t even exist without the internet. Jumia, a...
The Young Achievers Awards, an initiative that rewards excellence, hard work and innovation of youth in Uganda - on Tuesday announced their open nomination for its 9th edition. The nomination are open to young people who are impacting society and their communities through unique and creative entrepreneur and businesses and...
With more than 150,000 Africans from 114 countries worldwide applying to join the 4th cycle of The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, Uganda had 125 entrepreneurs making it to the cycle. The programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents the foundation's 10 year, USD$100 million commitment, to identify and...
With more than 150,000 Africans from 114 countries worldwide applying to join the 4th cycle of The Tony Elumelu Foundation's 10-year, USD$100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, the Foundation on Thursday announced 1,000 African entrepreneurs with the most innovative, high-potential business ideas. TEF Founder, Tony O. Elumelu, in a press statement, said the number and quality...
BMCE Bank of Africa early this month announced its 4th edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) that was launched in 2014 at the Marrakech Global Entrepreneurship Summit and illustrates the bank's ambition to encourage entrepreneurship across borders in Africa by rewarding talent and technology. This initiative aims to support talented...
Uganda has been 'well' represented all over this world when it comes to innovation. Likes of; ClinicPesa, Kaaro Health who were selected in the Make-IT accelerator programme, Geoffrey Ssekatatwa who emerged among the 12 top winners in the 2017 Africa Entrepreneurship Awards. Other include; BareFoot Law, SafeBoda, Safe Futures, Evidence and...
Technology and Business development hub; TechBuzz will on 10th February, 2018 host an event to help and guide startup entrepreneurs that want to participate in the 4th cycle of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. Outstanding African entrepreneurs who have startups or business ideas with the potential to grow are encouraged...
The Centre for Global Enterprise (CGE) has launched a new training programme dedicated to African women entrepreneurs, with applications now open to the inaugural edition of the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC). AWEC is a 12-month training programme which aims to build a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business...