World Food Programme: Seeking Applications for Innovation Accelerator Programme

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The World Food Programme is inviting applications for its Innovation Accelerator Programme. WFP’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. They support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarily in building grand plans, but … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong is currently accepting applications for its 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program, an inter-disciplinary and intensive leadership development initiative designed for mid-career professionals from around the world. The 13-week residential program in Hong Kong will run from August 19 to November 15, 2019. They are seeking outstanding individuals who have demonstrated strong leadership potential and are up-and-coming … [Read more...]

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity: Seeking Proposals for Liveability Challenge 2019 in Singapore

Deadline: 5 April 2019 Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is accepting proposals for its Liveability Challenge 2019 that is a global platform that hunts for and accelerates the launch of innovative and ground-breaking solutions to challenges that cities in the tropics face in the 21st Century. Theme The theme for 2019 is Energy and Circular Economy: Energy Renewable energy has never been cheaper, yet 2018 will be a record year for carbon emissions, underscoring the urgency of scaling … [Read more...]

KAUTE Foundation: Inviting Applicants to Promote Sustainable Renewal of Finnish Business and Society

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Finnish Science Foundation for Economics and Technology KAUTE is inviting applicants for research in technology and economics to promote the sustainable renewal of Finnish business and society. Grants are targeted for PhD students and young postdoc researchers. In 2018–2020, the foundation will particularly be supporting research in new fields combining economics and technology. These are, for example, cleantech, finance technology, e-health, e-learning, … [Read more...]

Apply for Southeast Asian Technology Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders Program

Deadline: 14 March 2019 The Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade offer six-to-eight young Southeast Asian technology entrepreneurs and business leaders the chance to visit New Zealand. The week-long programme will give participants an understanding of New Zealand’s tech sector and allow them to attend Techweek 19 in Auckland. Benefits The Asia New Zealand Foundation will fund the costs of successful applicants, including a return … [Read more...]

Meet & Multiply Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN): Learn from the best!

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Meet & Multiply is seeking social entrepreneurs and companies who want to adopt or replicate successful inclusive business models. There are 10 seats available per business. Endeva in partnership with iBAN (the Inclusive Business Action Network) are organising Meet & Multiply as a side event at the Intellecap’s “Sankalp Africa Summit” in Nairobi, Kenya on February 20, 2019. It will be an opportunity for East African entrepreneurs and established companies … [Read more...]

WOMENPreneur Program for Aspiring Indian Women Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are now open for WOMENPreneur which is an 11 months incubation program for aspiring women entrepreneurs of all stages from idea to growth stage. It aims to identify pool of Innovators that have developed or are developing commercially feasible solutions to socio-economic problems. They believe in promoting start-ups that require assistance in the form of becoming investible, need support on business & financial modelling and exhaustive … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia: Seeking Applications for 2019 Alumni Grants Program

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The U.S. Embassy is seeking applications for its 2019 ESF-funded Alumni Program. The Program allows a post to provide individual grants to Georgian USG alumni, for activities that support Georgia’s democratic advancement, western integration, economic growth and development of entrepreneurship. Grant proposals must support projects that address a tangible need in a community and have measurable outcomes. Applicants may develop partnerships with relevant … [Read more...]

Embassy of Poland in Belgrade: Seeking Proposals for Small Development Projects

Deadline: 25 January 2019 The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Belgrade is currently inviting applicants to send their proposals for projects that will be implemented within the so-called "small development projects" (formerly known as Small Grants). Projects should contribute to improving the conditions for developing and strengthening the potential of a particular community. The project should unambiguously show the impact on the beneficiaries and be fully realized (including the … [Read more...]

Repat Armenia Foundation 2nd Call for Applications: Repat Start Up Mentorship Program

Deadline: 10 February 2019 Repat Armenia Foundation has announced the second call for applications to Repat Start Up mentorship program. Launched in February 2018, Repat Start Up mentorship program exists to assist innovative individuals who are ready to start a new project that will directly impact the development of Armenia. The program was designed to help high impact startups thrive in Armenia by providing them with the needed environment, mentorship, networking and promotion … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition 2019

Deadline: 13 February 2019 Applications are open for 2019 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition. The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) is open to applicants worldwide and offers a tremendous opportunity to entrepreneurs and investors alike. Focus Areas Urban Education Connecting Research to Practice Teaching & Learning Technology in Grades K through 12 Special Education & At-Risk Students Open & Collaborative … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute announces She Entrepreneurs Program 2019

Deadline: 5 February 2019 Do you want to take your businesses to a new level and develop both as an entrepreneur and a leader? Become part of a strong network of women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa region through our leadership programme. If yes, then apply for the She Entrepreneurs 2019. Swedish Institute (SI) is seeking applications for its She Entrepreneurs 2019 that is a leadership programme for highly motivated women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Go Global Africa for Startups Program

Deadline: 30 January 2019 The UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has launched a new International Tech Hub Network in 2019, in partnership with the British High Commission in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa for Startups to join the country’s Go Global 2019 programme. This is a unique opportunity to collaborate with the UK to take their startup to the next level. Go Global has been designed to prepare post Minimum Viable Product (MVP) startups for the next … [Read more...]

Eurasia Foundation: 2019-2020 U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Eurasia Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for its U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Dialogue Program. Together with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Eurasia Foundation will fund innovative projects promoting U.S.-Russian collaboration in professional and cultural areas of mutual interest to the United States and Russia, including but not limited to entrepreneurship, social inclusion, public health, community service, volunteerism, … [Read more...]

Most Remarkable Entrepreneurs of India are Invited to apply for the 3rd Edition of ‘Entrepreneur 35under35’

Deadline: 20 January 2019 Are you someone who is pushing boundaries through your business venture with the aspiration of making a difference to your respective industry, then submit your profile for nomination for their 35under35 list. Entrepreneur Magazine - America's voice for entrepreneurship is inviting to recognize the 35 most remarkable entrepreneurs of India who’ve aspired to greatness and are well on the way to achieving their goals for its 3rd edition of Entrepreneur … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Innovation for Firms in Suriname

Deadline: 30 January 2019 Applications are open for Pilot Innovation for Firms in Suriname (IFS is a sub-component of the Suriname Business Climate and Innovation Program), which is a 4-year economic competitiveness enhancement project of the Government of Suriname, financed by the IDB. Objectives The objective of this program is to increase the value added of the private sector in the economy. The specific objectives are: to promote a productive policy for sustainable growth … [Read more...]

Apply for UK-Israel Open Collaborative Grant Competition

Deadline: 27 February 2019 Applications are open for UK-Israel open collaborative competition to support collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects which should result in a new product, industrial process or service. Projects must be innovative, involve a technological risk and target large global markets. Scope a clear game-changing and/or disruptive innovative idea leading to new products, processes or services a strong and deliverable business … [Read more...]

Tony Elumelu Foundation announces $100m Entrepreneurship Programme to Empower African Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the leading African-funded and founded philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, is currently seeking applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The Programme’s objective is to generate at least 1,000,000 new jobs and create at least $10 billion in new business revenue across … [Read more...]

BIRAC’s Biotechnology Ignition Grant for Igniting New Ideas! Win Upto INR 50 Lakhs Grant-in-Aid

Deadline: 16 February 2019 The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is currently seeking proposals for its “Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) Scheme” to enable technology innovators and entrepreneurs to pursue a promising technology idea, and establish and validate proof of concept (POC) for the idea. By funding establishment and validation of POC, BIRAC wishes to help innovators and entrepreneurs advance an idea closer to eventual commercialization/implementation in … [Read more...]

2019 ACCEL Awards for Early-Stage African Start-Ups

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for 2019 ACCEL Awards that specifically focus on giving African entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their ideas, brands and businesses on an international platform and access to mentorship from leading venture capitalists. The ACCEL Awards is an annual business start-up contest organised by the London Business School’s Africa Club in collaboration with the Club Alumni and Corporate Partners including FTSE 100 companies, venture capital … [Read more...]