Startups will work alongside leading energy utilities from around the globe to deliver cutting edge solutions and co-create the future of energy. The program will focus on working together to pilot projects, commercially deploy products, facilitate investment opportunities, learning and development. Join us in accelerating the clean energy transition.
Hi-Innovator is an initiative of Uganda’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in partnership with Mastercard Foundation and implemented by Outbox Uganda. The initiative is supporting small and growing businesses by extending catalytic seed funding, building the capacity of entrepreneurship support organisations to provide quality technical assistance and working with financing institutions to unlock affordable patient capital so that they can become more competitive.
The Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator, is Africa’s leading incubator programme for female-led and founded businesses. It aligns with calls for more diversity in technology, entrepreneurship and for more opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial and leadership excellence.
The SEED Starter invites applications from teams (2 to 5 members per team) who develop green and inclusive business solutions to key social and environmental challenges in their communities. Selected teams will receive support on turning their business idea into reality.
The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme (YFP) is a six-month fellowship for 25 leaders uplifting emerging and developing markets towards a sustainable future. We offer targeted support to scale our founders’ ventures and develop their leadership abilities.
SolarX Grand Challenge aims to crowdsource implementable, cost-effective, scalable, and innovative solutions to some of the persistent challenges faced by the solar energy sector of the member countries. The first edition is focused on the African region, aiming to promote innovation and discover local solutions, with the over-arching objective of capacity building.
Do you have a mature product or business idea and/or a first prototype for the decentralised renewable energy sector in sub-Saharan Africa? Startup|Energy’s main value add over is the strong focus on long-term support through continuous, high-quality coaching and building and maintaining a thriving sub-Saharan startup community that will support you over a long period of time.
KCV provides funding and technical assistance that enables entrepreneurial organizations to develop more robust products or services and demonstrate their value to intended users.
P4G is now accepting concept notes for high-impact partnerships implementing innovative business models to accelerate achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Each awarded partnership will benefit from some combination of services, tailored to the partnership’s specific needs and path toward commercialization.
We work with early-stage tech start-ups across Africa. What does that mean? If your solution creates or relies on technology to solve a problem, has an MVP and a bit of traction you are welcome to apply. We don’t expect you to be turning a profit at this stage, but revenue is expected as people paying for your product tells us that you are solving a real market problem.
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