Apply Now: $2.5 Million for Innovative Social Impact Startup Companies

Apply Now: $2.5 Million for Innovative Social Impact Startup Companies

Published on: Jan 31 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
 The world needs scaleable ideas to solve some of the greatest challenges facing our planet today, such as poverty, disease, food waste, climate change, pollution, healthcare and mental illness. At the same time, the entrepreneurial...
Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Global Social Problem Solver Challenge

Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Global Social Problem Solver Challenge

Published on: Jan 17 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
We need to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will create innovative technology solutions to solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. With digital technologies connecting...
Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Published on: Sep 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
Africa is considered the fastest-growing market in the world. Entrepreneurship is a key driver for African development, creating sustainable economic growth that could lift millions of its own out of poverty. In particular,...
5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

Published on: Sep 15 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Digital services have the potential to improve rural entrepreneurs’ access to wider markets and increase their competitiveness among other benefits. Moreover, during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in which movement and...
It’s Time to Connect African Entrepreneurs to Global Venture Capital

It’s Time to Connect African Entrepreneurs to Global Venture Capital

Published on: Aug 05 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on It’s Time to Connect African Entrepreneurs to Global Venture Capital
When it comes to innovation, Africa has an abundance of entrepreneurial talent. Nowhere is early-stage, technology-driven innovation more exciting than it is in Africa right now. Comprised of 54 sovereign nations, it is...
My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future

My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future

Published on: May 27 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future
I want to connect underprivileged schoolgirls with role models to advance career exposure, entrepreneurship, and life skills development in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). First, I needed to overcome my...
Surprise! Technology is NOT Key Need for Refugee Entrepreneurship

Surprise! Technology is NOT Key Need for Refugee Entrepreneurship

Published on: Mar 18 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in 2018 more than 70 million people around the world were forced to flee their homes because of war, persecution, violence and human rights violations. One...
Apply Now: $1 Million African Digital Startup Funding and Support

Apply Now: $1 Million African Digital Startup Funding and Support

Published on: Mar 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
A majority of failed startup companies associate poor execution, limited funding, and market access as the primary drivers of most innovative ideas. The founders say they needed access to technical resources, funding, domain...
Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Published on: Jan 11 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
A new generation of entrepreneurs are using emerging innovations like the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies to connect devices and data in tech-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development....