Opportunities to Maximize This Week

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  Published 15 Aug 2017
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For the last seven years, the iHub has played a critical role in fostering the development of the tech community in Kenya. We receive dozens of emails and queries with amazing resources and opportunities. This information is often extremely useful to startups, entrepreneurs, developers, corporates, and others within the tech ecosystem. We are eager to share this information with you via social media and most importantly through your membership at the iHub. To sign up for membership at the iHub, please email [email protected].

Below are some of this week’s opportunities:

Apply for the Exposure Trip to Germany for Startups, Small and Growing Businesses

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK Kenya), in cooperation with the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative “Make-IT in Africa“ (GIZ), invite Kenyan founders and entrepreneurs of Small and Growing Businesses and Startups to a 7-day guided tour to Germany’s start-up hotspots in Berlin, Hamburg, and the Ruhr area.

The aim of this exposure journey is to provide the selected startup entrepreneurs an opportunity to display their venture and products internationally and get a grasp of current developments in the market, have a glimpse at the German startup scene and above all have the chance to meet potential customers and investors.

The exposure trip will begin on 14th October 2017 and end on 21st October 2017. Startup Entrepreneurs who want to participate should be active in any of the following fields:

  • Energy/Energy solutions
  • Internet of things/ Industry 4.0
  • Logistics/Transport

For up to three start-ups the travel cost to Germany will be covered

You can find more information as well as the application form here: http://www.kenia.ahk.de/startup-germany/

Deadline: 26th August

Apply for Enterprise Internationalization Program

Are you an enterprise looking to scale your business internationally? Apply now for the Enterprise Internationalization Program to receive one-on- one support in exploringinternational markets!

Intellecap, in partnership with city of The Hague, invites you to apply for the opportunity to scout new markets, build strategic partnerships and source for new clients internationally.

Apply for the program HERE

Funding opportunity for Astia Angels

Astia Angels is a global network of both female and male angel investors that invest in women‐led, high‐growth ventures. Members are actively engaged in the Astia community and Astia Expert Sift screening process. To date, they are one of the most active Angel groups, averaging two investments a month.

Guided by a proven philosophy that gender diversity is an essential element of innovation! The Astia Angels members individually invest in companies that fulfill Astia’s entrepreneur criteria. They invest across all sectors, regardless of stage and geography. But - there MUST be at least one woman in a position of equity and influence in the company.

Raising money for your startup? If your company is led by an inclusive team of women and men and you are on a high growth path, Astia Angels would like to get to know you. Submit your materials here: http://astia.org/apply/

Check back soon for more opportunities!

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