Venture Capital for Africa VC4A Update

Trending Programs on vc4a,

There are currently 26 open programs on VC4A. Here are the highlights:

Merck Accelerator Cape Town Satellite Program

Southern Africa
Merck extended the deadline for the Cape Town Satellite program. Apply now get a membership for up to 12 months to MEST community in Cape Town, $3,000 cash prize and more.

Pitch at Afrolynk in Berlin – Germany

KE, NG, GH, Tunisia

‘Make-IT in Africa’ supports 5 startups from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Tunisia to attend the Afrolynk Conference in Berlin, Germany on 29-31 August 2018. Get exposure, access to networks and mentorship.Apply before July 26»

Venture Finance in Africa Research

Pan-AfricanThe Startup Research Africa team invites you to participate in our annual benchmark study on African venture performance. Take the survey and get FREE access to the research worth $79.99.

Take the survey»

Trending stories on VC4A

VC4A released first of its kind visual Index of venture finance data, powered by VC4A Trends—an industry-leading source of open data—together with a free and open source developer toolkit.

Two interesting events are coming up in this week:

GHANA: SFAN is bringing major players from Silicon Valley, UK and Nigeria to Ghana, on July 26-28 to discuss how enterprising young Ghanaians can build and grow sustainable businesses.
NIGERIA: Startup Grind Lagos will be hosting Onyeka Akumah, co-founder of Farmcrowdy on July 28, for a fireside chat.

 

THE CURRENT LIST OF 26 TRENDING PROGRAMS ON VC4A

·         Facebook for Developers

Facebook Community Challenge

Build solutions that give people the power to build community

98% Complete

Apply before: July 26, 2018

·         GIZ

Pitch at Afrolynk in Berlin

Afrolynk and Make-IT in Africa connect tech entrepreneurs and investors

85% Complete

Apply before: July 26, 2018

·         BongoHive Innovation & Technology Hub

Launch By BongoHIve

Get bigger and better faster. Accelerate your startup.

95% Complete

Apply before: July 28, 2018

·         LeapAfrica

The Social Innovators Programme & Awards (SIPA)

Developing Dynamic, Innovative and Principled African Leaders

88% Complete

Apply before: July 31, 2018

·         SME Support Centre Limited

ELEVATE INVESTMENT READINESS PROGRAM

ELEVATE YOUR BUSINESS

67% Complete

Apply before: July 31, 2018

·         Merck Accelerator

Merck Accelerator Cape Town Satellite Program

Get your startup to the next level

90% Complete

Apply before: July 31, 2018

·         FLEXStart

FLEXStrart 2018

Supercharging S.As townships economy

88% Complete

Apply before: July 31, 2018

·         Imagine Creativity Center

Imagine Africa 2018

Disruptive Innovation to change the world

90% Complete

Apply before: August 1, 2018

 

·         AppsAfrica

Apps Africa Innovation Awards 2018

Africa. Tech. Insight

52% Complete

Apply before: September 7, 2018

·         Seedstars World

Seedstars World 2018

World’s biggest startup competition in emerging markets

39% Complete

Apply before: October 22, 2018

 

·         Startup Research Africa

L’étude sur le financement des entreprises en Afrique

79% Complete

Apply before: December 31, 2019

·         Startup Grind

Startup Grind Application

Become a #Startup leader in your city – join the #SGFamily

56% Complete

Apply before: December 31, 2019

 

·         GroFin

Small and Growing Business Fund

Our success is measured by your success

45% Complete

Apply before: December 31, 2021

 

·         EDF

EDF PULSE AFRICA AWARDS 2018

EDF launches its 2nd EDF Pulse Africa competition

88% Complete

Apply before: August 1, 2018

·         ITU Telecom

ITU Telecom World Awards 2018 – Global SME Award

Rewarding innovation with a world of opportunity

83% Complete

Apply before: August 3, 2018

·         Zayed Sustainability Prize

ZAYED SUSTAINABILITY PRIZE

The next chapter begins

86% Complete

Apply before: August 9, 2018

·         Merck Accelerator

Merck Accelerator Lagos Satellite Program

Get your startup to the next level

61% Complete

Apply before: August 17, 2018

·         Nigerian Economic Summit Group

Startups Pitching Event at NES #24

Connecting Nigerian ventures with potential investors

21% Complete

Apply before: August 17, 2018

·         VC4A

2018 VC4A Venture Showcase – Series A

Continent’s #1 showcase of disruptive scale-ups looking to raise Series A

62% Complete

Apply before: August 20, 2018

·         Transformative Technology Academy

Transformative Technology Academy Online Program

The world’s 1st tech start-up program focused on innovation for human wellness

57% Complete

Apply before: August 31, 2018

·         Accenture

ACCENTURE HEALTHTECH INNOVATION CHALLENGE

Tackling the world’s biggest health issues

39% Complete

Apply before: September 1, 2018

·         Hello Tomorrow CHALLENGE

Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2018

5th edition of the Global Challenge, the world renowned deeptech startup competi

49% Complete

Apply before: September 14, 2018

·         empowering people. Network

Empowering people. Award 2019

Win a Chance to Springboard to a Sustainable Future

16% Complete

Apply before: October 31, 2018

·         Startup Research Africa

Venture Finance in Africa Research

Tracking the progress of Africa’s startup community

79% Complete

Apply before: December 31, 2019

·         Sinapis

Sinapis entrepreneurship training

Nurturing seeds of ideas into strong businesses

82% Complete

Apply before: January 1, 2019

·         GroFin

Aspire Small Business Fund

Creating sustainable employment, economic growth and social development

51% Complete

Apply before: July 1, 2023

 

 

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