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Here is a shortlist of fellowships, grants, funds and other opportunities available for social innovation, NGOs, start-ups and more

The Africa Data Science Intensive

The Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) program is a hands-on skills training data science course based on solving real-world problems.

Big Data, data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence are driving a revolution around the world as companies rush to take advantage of their data and turn it into a competitive advantage. However, there is a shortage of skilled data scientists and managers worldwide and this shortage is much worse in Africa. In this program, participants will master the data science process, from statistics and data wrangling to advanced topics like machine learning and data storytelling, by working on real projects.

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|   Deadline 31 May 2020

BOOST UP start-up support programme

Are you a startup entrepreneur eager to learn how to better pitch your business and become more investable? Is your startup using technology to make a societal impact in Southern Africa? Are you based in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, or Zambia? Then apply for BOOST UP 2020.

BOOST UP is a three-part startup support programme organised by the Connected Hubs network and the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2) in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia. BOOST UP targets startups that use technology to solve a societal challenge and are looking for skills that could help them articulate their business. The BOOST UP series comprises the Set Up online training events, Stand Up pitching competitions, and Scale-Up incubation programme.

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|   Deadline 31 May 2020

Call for digital francophone African startups and SMEs

As part of this program launched by the AFD, the GCAF will select digital, francophone-based, early-stage startups and SMEs and will offer them two types of support:

  1. A free interest repayable advances for companies demonstrating a capacity for development.
  2. A venture building support, in the form of strategic, financial, technical, and operational advice and capacity building

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|   Deadline 17 June 2020

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