Top 10 Global OPPORTUNITIES FOR Africans to Explore in Business in 2020

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Studying abroad is actually a great and exciting experience for any international student that have dreams of studying abroad.

Fortunately for you, you have that experience with some of the Top 10 Global OPPORTUNITIES FOR Africans to Explore in Business in 2020. All you have to do is to apply to any of the opportunities that I will be listing in this article.

Top 10 Global OPPORTUNITIES FOR Africans to Explore in Business in 2020

Google Research Scholar Program for Early Career Professors 2021

Google offers a Research Scholar Program that aims to support early professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google in 2021.

They encourage submissions from professors globally who are teaching at universities and meet the eligibility requirements.

Deadline: December 2, 11:59 pm PT Wednesday. For more info, click here

UNICEF Innovation Fund for Child Online Safety Solutions 2021 (Win $100K)

This fund offers to invest in companies that are using machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, or extended reality to address digital risks to children in 2021. Full funding. The deadline is December 20, 2020.

For more information, visit the official page

PepsiCo Greenhouse Collaborative Accelerator for Entrepreneurs 2020

PepsiCo accepts applications from breakthrough ingredients and Technology startups and Entrepreneurs for the Greenhouse accelerator in 2020. Award worth: Full funding. The deadline is December 7, 2020.

Visit the Greenhouse Accelerator Official webpage for more information

Startup North-East Virtual Incubation Programme in Nigeria 2020

Ventures platform hub invites all applications for the Startup North-East Virtual Incubation Programme to help startups solve prevailing problems that affect aid distribution and data management in the NorthEast 2020. It offers full funding for al. December 2, 2020, is the deadline for application.

Visit Startup Ne Ventures Platform for more info

Fully Funded Westerwelle Young Founders Programme in Germany 2021

Westerwelle invites applications for the Westerwelle Young Founders Programme. It is a fully-funded 6-month long programme for outstanding young entrepreneurs from emerging and developing countries in 2021.

This programme is one of the top global opportunities for Africans in Business. The application deadline is December 9, 2020, at 11 pm CEST.

For more information, visit Westerwelle Foundation

Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship in USA 2021

The Magnum Foundation fosters creativity and diversity in documentary photography, activating new audiences and ideas through the innovative use of images.

Through grant-making, mentoring, and creative collaborations, we partner with socially engaged image-makers experimenting with new models for storytelling. This fellowship is fully funded and December 1, 2020, 11:59 EST is the deadline for application.

For more Magnum Foundation webpage

StartupXs Changemakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2021 (win $1000)

StartupXs supports young entrepreneurs through the early stages of their company development.

We believe that in this era where startup and social enterprise are using innovative approaches and tools to solve the current issues, not only in their community but globally, need resource support to sustain and one of them is finance. It is a fully-funded opportunity. The deadline is December 31, 2020, 23:59 GMT.

For more visit StartupX webpage

Villgro Kenya Incubator Programme for Medical Innovations in 2020

Villgro Africa contributes to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals by investing in innovations with the potential for scalable and sustainable business models and by offering technical assistance to entrepreneurs.

It Advisory services offer clients looking to advance healthcare solutions in the region access to networks, market entry support, go-to-market strategies, research, M&E for funding agencies & translational research. It is fully funded and applications are still ongoing.

For more information, visit Villgro Africa

Call for Mentors: Savvy Fellowship for Aspiring and Early Stage Entrepreneurs 2020

Savvy Fellowship kicks off with a rigorous 12-weeks e-learning experience. As a Savvy Fellow, you will get to learn everything from ideation to venture scaling, including how to start, build, and scale an impact venture.

Using visual presentations, we’ll help you answer all the relevant questions you need to kickstart that amazing impact venture, gain early traction, achieve product-market fit, and scale into newer markets. It is fully funded and this doesn’t have a deadline to apply.

For more information visit Savvy Fellows webpage

Teach A Man to Fish School Enterprise Challenge in 2020 (win $50, 000 in prizes)

An Educational Clarity, Teach A Man to Fish invites applications for the School Enterprise Challenge in 2020. The application is fully funded. For now, deadline is not yet known, so registrations will remain until further notice.

For more info, visit School Enterprise Challenge webpage.


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