entrepreneurship

wind sector

Five start-ups win electric mobility solutions competition

“The large number and scope of the applications submitted show the huge social and economic potential of innovative technical solutions related to electric mobility," said Rolf Huber, Managing Director of Siemens Stiftung and initiator of the electric mobility programme.
Nigeria

AfDB channeling money to local and women-led business in Nigeria

The African Development Bank will loan $50 million to Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank (FCMB) to channel to local enterprises and women-empowered business in agribusiness, manufacturing, healthcare and renewable energy businesses.
career opportunities

Career-making opportunities for African energy students and SMMEs

The Initiate Young Talent Challenge will give students the opportunity to represent their university.

SAIEE-EIC chairperson joins Global Start Up committee

The SAIEE-EIC announced that its chairperson, Yolanda Mabuto, has been appointed as a board member of the World Business Angel Investment Forum – Global Start Up for the African Continent.

Capacity Development Workshop to empower South African SMMEs

The South African Renewable Energy Business Incubator (Sarebi) has launched the Capacity Development Workshop to support green SMMEs.
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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship programme applications open

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is accepting applications until 31 March for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme where benefits include non-refundable seed capital of up to $5,000.
RES4Africa partners with SAPVIA to bolster Africa’s green transition

Accelerator for women-led green energy businesses in Malawi and Nigeria

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has launched an Accelerator Programme targeting green women-led or owned businesses.

Fireside chat: GenderLens with Yolanda Mabuto

Tune in for this fireside chat for the concluding remarks for Season 1 of our GenderLens series in conversation with leading women in energy.
Green economy

SMMEs are set to drive a just transition and boost job...

The SMME sector can benefit low skilled and unskilled workers, says Cecelia Kok, head of research and advocacy projects at Friedrich Naumann Foundation.
SAIEE

Launch of SAIEE Entrepreneurship and Innovation Chapter

Watch the launch of the newly formed SAIEE Entrepreneurship & Innovations Chapter.

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