MEST Africa Challenge 2020
For the third time, MEST Africa is calling early-stage startups to apply to the pitch competition. Finalists will get to pitch at the (possible virtual) MEST Africa Summit 2020 in front of investors, corporate partners and ecosystem players for a chance to win $50k in investment. More Info and Apply
Tech by Her Accelerator
Last chance to apply to the 3-month accelerator program supporting female-led tech startups. Get access to the extensive networks of MEST and Make-IT in Africa, business mentoring, publicity and a chance to pitch in front of investors. More Info and Apply
Action Against Corona
The Norrsken Foundation offers capital, exposure and crucial network connections for initiatives that can improve the situation – for the sick, for the health care system, or for the billions of people whose lives are, or might soon be affected. More Info and Apply
Virtual Conference: Post-Coronavirus Africa Economic
Join the free virtual conference tonight at 4 pm (GMT+1).
Experts from across Africa will converge online to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 on Africa and advise appropriate responses by corporates organizations and governments. More Info and Attend
Online Seedstars Summit 2020
This year, the international Seedstars Summit will take place as a free, online event about entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Follow the latest trends in impact innovation by joining live sessions coming Friday. Anyone interested in entrepreneurship, impact innovation, investment, and tech, is welcome. More Info and Register
Innovative African startups in the battle against COVID-19
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, its critical to look for innovations and solutions that can help carry societies through this storm, and lead us again in a post COVID-19 world. More importantly, we need to come together as a community and industry in support of these entrepreneurs and do our part to make sure the necessary resources and support are available.
Are you working on a solution in response to the pandemic in any way?
Here are three steps for you:
1. Read the article
2. Add your venture profile to the VC4A platform
3. Repost this article on Twitter and tag @VC4Africa in your post, so that we can add you to this list and help connect you with the support you need