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Apply Now: €650,000 Africa Startup Funding for Fintech Agritech eHealth

By Wayan Vota on April 26, 2021

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Emerging technology sectors such as Fintech, Agritech, and Digital Health are solving some of Africa’s most pressing problems and contributing significantly to the continent’s economy. In fact, the Internet economy is set to reach 5.2% of gross domestic product by 2025, contributing about $180 billion to the African economy.

€650,000 Africa Startup Initiative

The Africa Startup Initiative Program is looking for the next generation of African startups with a mobile technology focus disrupting the FinTech, AgriTech, Internet of Things, and Digital Health industry sectors.

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The 10 startups in the program will receive EUR 15,000 in cash and in-kind benefits valued at more than EUR 500,000, including credits from AWS, Google Cloud Services, Hubspot and many more.

The three-month Program will conclude with a digital Demo Day during which startups will present their newly scaled up solutions to hundreds of investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees.

Apply Now! Deadline is May 14, 2021

More Startup Funding Opportunities

Please RSVP Now to learn how you can access funding from USAID, CDC, the Gates Foundation, and other formal program donors, at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5.

Our amazing agenda features A Practical Guide to Project Financing, where you can learn how emerging tech-enabled companies can access funding from USA-based donors.

You’ll be able to walk through the formal RFP process, and find out the steps, assets, and preparations you need to win new business with major donors and their implementing partners like these:

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Wayan Vota co-founded ICTworks and is the digital lead on the Deloitte for Development team. He also co-founded Technology Salon, MERL Tech, ICTforAg, ICT4Djobs, ICT4Drinks, JadedAid, Kurante, OLPC News and a few other things. Opinions expressed here are his own and do not reflect the position of Deloitte, any of its entities, or any ICTWorks sponsor.
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23 Comments to “Apply Now: €650,000 Africa Startup Funding for Fintech Agritech eHealth”

  1. STELLA says:

    HOW DO I APPLY FOR THIS FUNDS

  2. ONEN ELEMI says:

    How do I apply for this grant

  3. Mathews Muke majita says:

    How do we apply for this fund

  4. Ejieke Elekwa says:

    We are test running a project on
    Prevention of insect and birds attack on our rice and millet farms
    Using drones
    We need support from you

  5. Dammy says:

    How do I apply for the grant?

  6. Wayan Vota says:

    Hi everyone. You can apply for the grant by clicking on the Apply Now! link in the post itself. That will take you to the underlying call for grant proposals.

  7. Nwachukwu modestus says:

    Am in Lagos Nigeria how may I apply

  8. Emmanuel Torhom says:

    How can I apply.
    I am a fish farmer in Mpape Abuja.
    Nigeria.

  9. Dapo Carew says:

    This is great guys particularly since the assistance is coming in cash and KIND.
    Great exposure guys.JUMP ON IT.

  10. Imran Majid says:

    I want to apply for a Grant for Egg Poultry Farming in Malawi for $1.5 million USD
    Regards

  11. Curtis says:

    Hi my name is Curtis Jones & in ready to start a new career.

  12. Hi admin,am into fish farming already, but affected very much by convid-19 I need grant to expand
    Regards

  13. Foadaan Foundation is a young organization that seeks to empower the youth to go into crop production, aggregation and marketing.

  14. Mathews Muke majita says:

    We have been affected by covid 19 we are in to crops farming what can we do

  15. Mohammed Sani Abbas says:

    I will like to be one of the people that would benefit from this program

  16. Nwachukwu modestus says:

    I will like to be among the people to benefit from this program thank you

  17. Yunusa Sarki says:

    Iam from Kano State Nigeria also Iam all season rice farmer, I will very happy if I granted with this because it will improve my farming.

  18. Chelangat Lindah says:

    From Kenya,Nice programme indeed .I hope I shall be also among the people who shall benefit from this program.The challenge is how to apply

  19. Okunlola wale Idowu says:

    I’m into palm kanel oil production, covid has affected our production. I want to know if people like me can be part of the program.

  20. Amodu Joseph Olajide says:

    Thank you for the opportunity. Hope to impact on agriculture in my little way

  21. Manuel Antonio says:

    I would like to apply for this fund for my Project, what can I do to have access?

  22. Nicholaus G Kibua says:

    Hi! Is it Available in Tanzania also? Am dealing with agricultural services.