Application Deadline: December 7th, 2018:
Calling Africa’s most promising social entrepreneurs to apply for the 2019 Sankalp Africa Awards. Read more about what’s in store for the winners of this coveted Award & apply below!
WHO CAN APPLY?
We are looking for enterprises that:
– Have a clear for-profit business model with high potential for scale
– Are in the sectors of Agriculture, Financial services, Healthcare,Clean Energy, and livelihoods (Education, Water, and Sanitation)
– Have already conducted some proof of concept or have a beta versiosn of their products running on the ground, and are preferably generating revenues
– The solution should be clearly catering to rural, low-income, disadvantaged communities or people living at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP)
– Have an experienced and dedicated promoter team.
– Are looking for funding in the range of USD 100K – USD 1mn
WHAT WILL THE WINNERS GET?
– One-on-one Investment readiness preparation
– Pitching in front of seasonal investors and the I3N network members(investors)
– Match making to potential investors
– Networking with pioneers and transformers in the business field in East Africa
– Networking with other entrepreneurs
– Hand-holding through the fundraising process
– Two free tickets to Sankalp