Subject: Grant funding to unearth and celebrate the startups that are solving Africa’s biggest financial inclusion challenges, such as financial literacy, digital identity and commercial viability. In addition to the cash prizes, selected firms will get fast-tracked to MIT’s $1 Million Inclusive Innovation Challenge, get introduced to investors and mentors from the MIT Legatum network of global leaders, and attend the Zambezi boot camp at the MIT campus in Boston, Massachusetts.
Funding: 10 grants totaling $200,000 USD
Deadline: Apply by June 1st
Notes: 1) Funded by MIT’s Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship and the Mastercard Foundation,