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Financial Support for Youth Startups

A list of the latest funding opportunities for youth startups around the world.

UNCDF: Seeking EOIs for Development of Financial Services Integrated with Financial Education for Women and Youth

Deadline: 2 October 2018 UNCDF is seeking expressions of interest (EOIs) for its program entitled “Development of Financial Services Integrated with Financial Education for Women and Youth”. Objectives The purpose of this call for expressions of interest is to shortlist financial service providers (banks, financial institutions, Mobile Network Operators (MNO’s), FinTechs) committed, ready and able to provide integrated financial services and financial education to 9,000 youth participating in … [Read more...]

MIT Global Startup Labs Program for Youths in Azerbaijan

Deadline: 29 May 2018 The MIT Global Startup Labs (GSL) is organizing a six and half week course in mobile technology entrepreneurship and software development for youths in Azerbaijan. The MIT Global Startup Labs (GSL) is a program aimed at fostering technology entrepreneurship through startup incubators in emerging markets around the world. This year, MIT, Ada University and SOCAR AQS are partnering for the inaugural program in Azerbaijan to provide workshops on mobile development and … [Read more...]

British Council Support for the growth of Social Enterprises in UK, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, and South Africa

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The British Council through the Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) has launched the programme to support the growth of social enterprises in UK, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, and South Africa. UK and foreign organisations will work together through DICE to develop and deliver innovative actions that support the growth of social and creative enterprises in the UK and five emerging economies. These interventions will aim to empower women and girls, … [Read more...]

DealMatrix is accepting applications for theGlobal Pitch 2018

Deadline: 22 April 2018 DealMatrix is accepting applications for theGlobal Pitch 2018. Global Pitch is the biggest worldwide online pitching competition connecting the best startups to unique opportunities.Organized by DealMatrix, the goal is to get you connected to investors, events, corporates and many other opportunities.DealMatrix is an independent platform supporting innovation, venture and startup applications. If you know those entrepreneurs, ready to fight for their busines … [Read more...]

Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator for Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Ashoka Africa is offering the Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator for social entrepreneurs in North, East and Southern Africa. The aim of the accelerator is to support social entrepreneurs to refine their business model and become investment ready. It also aims to support them to find the right hybrid corporate structure to access both investment and philanthropy efficiently. The outcome at the end of the program is to produce a pitch deck, that you will be … [Read more...]

Young South Africans invited to apply for Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The Social Innovation Award is aimed at innovators/social entrepreneurs/ institutions/social enterprises with prototypes or early stage businesses that can solve a social problem. The Social Innovation Disability Empowerment Award is aimed at innovators/ social entrepreneurs/institutions/social enterprises whose innovations focus on providing solutions for people with disabilities Eligibility Requirements: The SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards will … [Read more...]

A Startup Platform from July 9-13, 2018 in Bazu, Azerbaijan for Young Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 28 March 2018 A call for applications has been issued by the National Assembly of Youth Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan in cooperation with Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the "CIS and Eurasia Youth Startup Platform" from July 9-13, 2018 in Bazu, Azerbaijan. This program is funded by the Inter-state Humanitarian Co-operation Fund of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IHCF) The project aims to create a space for start-up ecosystem … [Read more...]

All-Expense Paid Trip to Mauritius to attend the Microsoft’s exclusive Cloud Camp

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Microsoft Cloud Society is offering an opportunity towin an all-expenses-paid 3 day trip to Mauritius to attend Microsofts exclusive Cloud Camp. To join this competition, you need to sign up for their platform andcomplete at least one course thats relevant to your interest/industry, then write about how this course will help you in your current role. Besides attending theall-expenses-paid 3 day trip to Mauritius to attend Microsofts exclusive … [Read more...]

Opportunity for Young Professionals: 50,000 Grant Prize and Mentoring for an Innovative Idea

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in partnership with UNESCO UKNC and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is organizing a global competition called The Cities for our Future Challenge. The Challenge seeks imaginative, problem solving young professionals, start up or student involved in surveying, urban design, architecture, or engineering to share transformative ideas for projects and policies that solve some of the defining issues of … [Read more...]

Ashoka India: Seeking Applications for Youth Venture Programme 2018

Deadline: 17 February 2018 Applications are now open for Ashoka's Youth Venture Programme 2018 which identifies young people who are leading social impact initiatives and provides them workshop training, mentorship, networking opportunities and fundraising support across India. Ashokas Youth Venture programme is an international community of young changemakers, with over 6,000 Venture teams in 23 countries across the globe.Youth Venture was developed from understanding a key insight … [Read more...]