Co-Creation Hub Diaspora Challenge 2018 for Africans in Diaspora ( $15,000 in funding)

Think you have an idea? Does your idea solve a clear problem/issue that affects
a large number of people in Africa? Does the idea improve on an existing process/solution or is it completely new? Does your solution leverage digital technology (web or mobile) for its execution? If yes,then Submit the idea for the Co-Creation Hub Diaspora Challenge 2018.

The aim of this challenge is to mobilise the Diaspora community to build scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa.

Application deadline: June 30,2018

Eligibility

The Co-Creation Hub Diaspora Challenge is opened to African Diaspora

Areas of focus: Co-Creation Hub Diaspora Challenge seeks business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors:

  • Education:How might we harness the potential of technology to bridge the education gap and unlock the potential of the young people of Africa?

  • Fintech: How might we connect the unserved & underserved population in Africa to affordable financial services using readily available technology?

  • Energy : How might we use technology to effectively distribute clean and affordable energy to homes & industries across Africa?

Benefits

Prototype funding: $15,000 per idea to fund prototype development

Business advisory: Provide insight in support of strategic planning & execution

Seed investment: On the path for up to $250,000 seed investment from Growth Capital

Market Access and network: Connect to strategic partners in African countries to support market entry processes

Mentorship: Connect to mentors to provide honest & constructive feedback as well as industry guidance when necessary.

Application

Please note:

  • The application form for Co-Creation Hub Diaspora Challenge is only available to AFRICANS IN DIASPORA.
  • Both groups and individuals are welcome to submit ideas.
For more information,please visit http://diasporachallenge.com/

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