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What Is an Entrepreneur?

Definition and Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Interestingly enough, there is debate over the definition of an entrepreneur. Some experts have a wide definition to include anyone who works for himself. Others have a narrower viewpoint, suggesting that an entrepreneur doesn’t just work independently but also, their business involves innovation and leadership.  What …

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Charity Entrepreneurship Incubation Program 2020 (Fully-funded to London, UK and up to $100,000 seed funding)

Deadline: January 15, 2020 Charity Entrepreneurship is now accepting early applications to Incubation Program 2020. This is a two-month, fully cost-covered boot camp that will take you from a basic familiarity with starting charities to being fully prepared to create and operate an effective organization. The program will be held …

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Request for Proposals: ANDE Advancing Women’s Empowerment Fund 2020 for Women Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets

Deadline: January 8, 2020 Proposals are invited for the ANDE Advancing Women’s Empowerment Fund 2020. At the 2019 ANDE Annual Conference, ANDE announced an exciting new partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), under the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) initiative, and the Visa Foundation to launch …

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Ashoka/Boehringer Ingelheim Making More Health Co-creation Accelerator 2020 for Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: February 7, 2020 Applications are invited for the Making More Health Co-creation Accelerator Programme 2020. Making More Health brings together the best experience in social innovation and global healthcare to improve health-care access for people, animals and their communities around the world. The MMH Co-creation Accelerator, currently in its …

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Seedstars Migration Entrepreneurship Prize 2020 for Seed-stage Startups in MENA and Africa

Deadline: January 31, 2020 Applications are open for the Seedstars Migration Entrepreneurship Prize 2020. The prize is targeted at socially driven businesses that offer innovative solutions in countries and regions prone to strong migration movements in MENA and Africa. Seedstars is a Swiss-based private group of companies with the mission …

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African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) Program 2020 for Female Founders

Deadline: December 17, 2019 The African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) is now accepting applications for its third cohort of 200 female founders seeking to upskill their capabilities, expand their networks, and learn from global experts and mentors. By effectively leveraging technology through our unique blended learning model, AWEC is able to …

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2020 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) By U.S. Embassy in Malawi – Fully Funded

Deadline: November 30, 2019 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Malawi welcomes applications for the 2020 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP). PAYLP is designed to provide secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and adult educators the opportunity to explore themes such as entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, economic development, and …

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Hult Prize Challenge on Empowering the Earth 2020 ( The US$1,000,000 Global Challenge)

Deadline: December 17, 2019 Applications are open for the Hult Prize Challenge 2020. The Hult Prize Foundation transforms how young people envision their own possibilities as leaders of change in the world around them. With a US$1,000,000 global startup prize as its anchor activity, the Hult Prize has brought impact-focused programs, …

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One Young World Lead2030 Challenge 2019 ($500,000 in Funding Plus Mentorship)

Applications for the One Young World Lead2030 Challenge 2019 are now open. Formed by One Young World, Lead2030 is the world’s biggest prize fund for young leaders making an impact for the Sustainable Development Goals. From ending extreme poverty to protecting our oceans, the Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious plan to …

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