July 25, 2016

Corporations and Governance

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Corporations, Foundations and Governments have support systems and resources available for entrepreneurs to massively utilize in order to grow their start-ups. This page provides some of the opportunities available to entrepreneurs

 

Corporations & Foundations

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Billionaire Gives $10,000 To 10,000 Entrepreneurs

 

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The African Network

 

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Global Innovation Exchange (Africa)

 

 

 

 

Cisco’s corporate venturing program for startups and scaleups

Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) is a Corporate venturing program aimed at startups & scaleups – a hyper-efficient platform to build long-term strategic relationships & business outcomes with Cisco Business Units (BUs).

 

 

Accenture Skills to Scale 

Advancing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for individuals by using technology to drive impact at scale.

 

Intel Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture

Entrepreneurship and innovation are core drivers of sustainable growth in a country.   Intel’s entrepreneurship initiatives increase individual employability, drive innovation and accelerate economic growth with a focus on computing technology.

 

Google for Entrepreneurs 

Providing financial support and the best of Google’s resources to startup communities that equip and nurture entrepreneurs.

 

 

Microsoft Philanthropies Youth Spark

Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative to increase access for all youth to learn computer science, empowering them to achieve more for themselves, their families and their communities.

 

 

Government

National Empowerment Fund (NEF)

The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) is a government agency set up to provide capital for black economic empowerment transactions.Established via legislation, the NEF is a driver and a thought-leader in promoting and facilitating black economic participation through the provision of financial and non- financial support to black empowered businesses, as well as by promoting a culture of savings and investment among black people.

 

Think Tanks