Category: Competitions

UONGOZI Institute’s Youth Leadership Competition 2023 for young Africans (USD $2,000 & Fully Funded to Accra, Ghana)

The Youth Leadership Competition is organised as a component of the African Leadership Forum (ALF) to provide a space for the youth of Africa and the next generation of leaders in the region to contribute to important discussions on leadership and sustainable development. In each contest, African citizens between the age of 18 and

Competitions, Grants
African Development Bank (AfDB) 2022 AgriPitch Competition for African Youth Agripreneurs (USD 140,000 grant)

The aim of the 2022 AgriPitch Competition is to support agripreneurs by focusing on building the bankability of their businesses and ensuring that they are pitch ready for potential investors. Entrepreneurs will be coached and mentored in an interactive and tailored two-week training programme to review, prepare and present their businesses for

The AYuTe Nigeria Challenge – Enterprise Development Program ($20,000 Prize)

The AYuTe Africa Challenge Nigeria is an enterprise development program initiated by Heifer International and implemented by Enactus Nigeria to identify, nurture, and support innovative, relevant and technology-driven agric-centric enterprises to grow, scale and thrive. Compete for a chance to win a share of $20,000 in the AYuTe Nigeria Challenge. Candidates should be early-stage or

2022 UNDP WACA Youth Innovation Challenge for young Entrepreneurs and Innovators (Fully Funded to N’Djamena, Chad and $50,000 Prize)

The United Nations Development Programme Sub-Regional Hub for West and Central Africa (UNDP WACA) has launched the 2022 UNDP WACA Youth Innovation Challenge calling for young entrepreneurs and innovators with impactful solutions in West and Central Africa. The UNDP WACA Youth Innovation Challenge is an initiative designed to identify and support the transformative innovations and

Pitch AgriHack 2022 digital agriculture competition for agritech startups (US$45,000 Cash Prize)

Pitch AgriHack is a digital agriculture competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth and job creation in the agriculture sector by leveraging advanced technologies and youth participation in Africa’s food security agenda. This eighth edition of Pitch AgriHack invites African businesses to pitch their approach to driving technological innovation in the agriculture

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Africa Digital Innovation Competition 2022 for African Startups ($25,000 cash prize)

As part of the 2022 Digital Economy Summit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) in conjunction with AmChams across Africa, is hosting its annual Digital Innovation Competition for African Startups. The competition is targeted towards Digital SMEs and startups that are looking to facilitate the delivery of digital, cross-border, interoperable, and cross-domain services,