Funding for start-ups, technical support

Supporting African Entrepreneurs Grow! 

Are you a practising entrepreneur or you have a business idea that you feel is a solution to an identified problem? We are excited to welcome you at Fountain Marketplace. In addition to linking you to potential capital/grant opportunities we also facilitate skills development programs for entrepreneurs. We provide business support to enterprising individuals by providing you with free sample business plans and company profile documents which they can adapt to their situations. But that’s not all, for entrepreneurs who subscribe with us, we also match you with established business leaders and managers from across the world who can help you develop your business further. Below is our minefield of opportunities for individual and budding start-ups: 

Free Event, Application Deadline: 22 June, 2020 Meaningful Business is calling out for passionate entrepreneurs to apply for the 2020 Mission Possible Digital Event. Passion-driven entrepreneurs play a key role in structuring a more equitable, sustainable future for humanity. Mission Possible is an important online event designed by Meaningful Business, to support these passionate and visionary leaders […]

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This is an exciting program to nurture African and Swiss start-ups. In an innovation based program, science-based business initiators are chosen based on their previous entrepreneurial experiences and training to participate in an advanced workshop in a noteworthy African innovation Hub (Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Marrakesh, among others) . There, they are offered mentoring and are […]

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Deadline: 15 June, Eligibility, Start ups in all all countries: Among several benefits, finalists and winners receive: Receive a MAS Proof-of-Concept Grant up to $S200,000. The top three winners of the MAS Global FinTech Hackcelerator will also get an additional S$50,000 Cash Prize. Tuition coverage for a pair of leaders (senior executive (male or female) and […]

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Program Description Sharing the belief that entrepreneurship and women’s leadership are key drivers in transforming the African Continent, the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, through its entity P-Curiosity Lab, have partnered with the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) to support 15 African young female entrepreneurs as part of the 2020 LeadTech startups promotion. LeadTech is an intensive 6-month incubation program dedicated to […]

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Deadline: May 15 2020. CCAO and its partners are looking for approaches, startups and local initiatives from young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous communities carrying knowledge (traditional and or modern), new ideas and offering initiatives and or likely to offer innovative indigenous, or technological services, solutions to improve African resilience to the challenges of climate […]

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Target Countries; All Continents, more than 300 countries worldwide. Grant Size USD 5000-100000. Open to NGOs, Individuals and corporates in almost every country. Grant for the Web supports open, fair, and inclusive standards and innovation in Web Monetization. This Call for Proposals will fund projects that contribute to an ecosystem of web monetized content, users,...

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Target, All continents, more than 300 countries. Deadline 31 July. The ‘British International Education Association (BIEA) University STEM Challenge 2020’ will help young inventors and designers get started on their entrepreneurial career. BIEA is looking for ambitious, creative, curiosity-driven people with a passion for solving problems and making a difference who are role models of […]

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A United Nations agency has launched a worldwide Innovation program that unites ICT innovators, Startups and similar professionals to deliver the innovative answers and solutions required to speed up work on the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals. The call is thus for technology based innovations that can be used to address climate resilience and assist...

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Call to: Upcoming young (African)entrepreneurs are invited to apply for a digital solutions challenge. Successful applicants will receive start up capital worth USD 14,000.00 courtesy of a leading e-commerce giant and it’s partners. Other benefits for selected applicants include international exposure visits, being connected to a network of potential investors and business opportunities. The applicants...

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Early stage Kenyan entrepreneurs are invited to apply for a youth (up to 30 years) start up support program. The applicant must be undertaking a business or business idea that is addressing social challenges and the idea should be scalable. If selected, the young entrepreneur will receive potential funding of up to USD 15,000.00, training...

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