Let’s mobilise the Diaspora community to build scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa. ‘CcHub Diaspora Challenge’, an international project that will engage entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists from African communities in the UK and source scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa.
CcHub is a social innovation center dedicated to accelerating the application of social capital and technology for economic prosperity
CcHub are seeking business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors:
How might we connect the unserved & underserved population in Africa to affordable financial services using readily available technology?
How might we use technology to effectively distribute clean and affordable energy to homes & industries across Africa?
- Does your idea solve a clear problem/issue that affects a large number of people in Africa?
- Does the idea improve on an existing process/solution or is it completely new i.e. hasn’t been done locally?
- Does your solution leverage digital technology (web or mobile) for its execution?
- Have you taken time to research the problem/issue and have a clear picture of the target segment it affects?
- Do you have (or have access to) the skills to implement your proposed solution?
- Are you prepared to spend the next nine (9) months building the solution and going out to understand your potential uses?
- Prototype Funding
$15,000 per idea to fund prototype development
- Business Advisory
Provide insight in support of strategic planning & execution
On the path for up to $250,000 seed investment from Growth Capital
Market Access & Network
Connect to strategic partners in African countries to support market entry processe
Connect to mentors to provide honest & constructive feedback as well as industry guidance when necessary
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the CcHub Diaspora Challenge 2017