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  Published 04 Sep 2018
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Apply for We-Account! Social Innovation Challenge 2018

Do you have an innovative idea that can bring change in your country, your region or the whole African continent? Have you started implementing your innovative idea, or are you in the process of launching it? Is it still fresh in your mind?

Innovation for Change (I4C) Hub Afrique invites you to take part in the We-Account Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) 2018 which aims to support the five most innovative ideas in three thematic areas of Accountability, Transparency, and Natural Resource Management.

The top five (5) innovations will each walk away with $12,000 USD to assist in scaling up their solutions. In addition to the monetary award, the winners will receive support and mentorship from our partners.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the YouNoodle platform and complete the application form using this link - you can apply in English, French or Portuguese.
  • Follow all 4 of the following pages on social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
  • Create a 2-minute YouTube video about your solution and post the link on all 4 pages mentioned in Step 2 above
  • Use the following hashtags when you post your videos: #we_account2018 #socialinnovationchallenge2018 and #SIC2018

The submission deadline is Tuesday 11th September 2018. For more information on this initiative visit the We-Account page here.

Invitation to SMEs Fest 2018

SME Fest brings together a network consisting of key leaders and organizations in various sectors and thought leaders in the SME sector who aim to see the growth of intra-country and intra-Africa trade spearheaded by SMEs. SME Fest 2018, the third event edition, is special B2B trade platform that will convene over 500-curated attendees featuring business icons, investors, entrepreneurs, policymakers and industry leaders from various enterprises and institutions, both national and regional, in a 2-day Intra-African trade festival.

The curated group of 500 attendees will be gathering for two days of targeted business networking and growth opportunities. Exceptional speakers, business success experts, leading entrepreneurs, investors, media and Africa’s most promising SMEs & startups will come together for this most trendsetting Intra-African business gathering.

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