Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) the Diaspora Challenge 2019 to build scalable business solutions


Deadline: June 30, 2019

Applications are open for the Co-Creation Hub African Diaspora Challenge to mobilise the Diaspora community to build 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

Thematic Areas:

The challenge is seeking business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors:

Education
How might they harness the potential of technology to bridge the education gap and unlock the potential of the young people of Africa?
FinTech
How might they connect the unserved & underserved population in Africa to affordable financial services using readily available technology?
Energy
How might they use technology to effectively distribute clean and affordable energy to homes & industries across Africa?
Eligibility Criteria:

Open to Africans in Diaspora
To be eligible, a business idea must answer the following questions:

  • 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?
    Application

If you have any question about the Diaspora Challenge, feel free to send us an email [info@cchubnigeria.com]

APPLY HERE

For more information: Visit the Diaspora Challenge Website.

Originally posted 2022-08-29 19:18:51.