Public service announcement! If your startup has already demonstrated success (with a revenue-generating product or service), please be aware that the GSMA (mobile operators association) has launched the second round of its Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund. Funds up to 250,000£, mobile-focused mentorship and connections with mobile operators are at stake.
The Fund aims to help startups in Africa and Asia to scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact.
Startups from Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Dem Rep., Congo Rep., Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Swaziland, São Tomé and Principe, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe are eligible.
The full terms and conditions are available on a PDF document on the GSMA site.
Entrepreneurs need to apply bu 16 July 2017. Make sure to apply sooner rather than later!