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Invest2Impact Competition for Women-led Businesses

Applications are open for Invest2Impact Competition which is looking for 100 women-led businesses in East Africa to support with a range of access to funding programmes, business support, and multi-national networking. Invest2Impact is a programme of the Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) of Canada, France, the United Kingdom and United States, in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, as part of the global 2X Challenge.

Prizes will be available in the following categories:

  • Women's empowerment
  • Youth employment or entrepreneurship
  • Climate change and the environment
  • Leveraging technology for social good

Businesses which support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are particularly welcome to enter and can score additional points in the entry form.

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Specifications

Program website

https://invest2impact.africa/

Type

Award/Competition

Geographical Scope

Ethiopia
Kenya
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

The competition is open to both small and medium-size businesses. The Invest2Impact sponsors and partners are looking for businesses that require funding in the following categories:

  • Funding up to USD100,000
  • Funding between USD100,000 and USD3-million
  • Funding between USD3-million and USD8-million
  • Funding for more than USD8-million

 

Contact information

E-mail

support@invest2impact.africa

Last update

Date

04-09-2019

Status

Accepting Applications Check Website

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