US$1.2 million Innovation Fund launched to unearth emerging technologies

Fund seeks to support entrepreneurs using renewable energy to start or diversify existing businesses The African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) (www.AECFafrica.org) has today launched a US$1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy to create new business opportunities. Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding. The fund is aimed at strengthening market readiness of emerging innovations, as well as secure financial, technical, and networking support for taking […]

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum announces Call for Applications for Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator Programme

The Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator will take place over a period of eight weeks from 15th March to 7th May 2021 The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) in 2020 launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy” in partnership with the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) (https://AWDF.org). The programme is implemented in Malawi and Nigeria. AWIEF is pleased to announce the call for applications for an Accelerator Programme targeting 10 women-owned […]

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