To foster inclusive development through digital innovations ‘made in Africa’
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A Fund to support young innovative African companies, currently limited in their development due to the Covid-19 economic crisis
Driven by the Digital Africa and deployed by Proparco
Find now online the tools, tips, knowledge and experience sharing from our 2020 Resilient Summer School which gathered 1800 participants from all the continent!
To help African solutions emerge by providing at least €130 million in funding from AFD-Proparco group, and a whole host of support programs designed to meet the needs of Africa’s innovative entrepreneurs.
To promote more inclusive and sustainable development by equipping Africa’s tech entrepreneurs with capabilities to design and scale-up groundbreaking innovations for the real economy.
- Supporting high-impact digital startups
- Fundraising and sourcing finance to scale-up Africa’s tech innovations
- Advocating public policies
Our actions focus around these 3 key points to support the digital talents of today and tomorrow.
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Promoted by Digital Africa and deployed by Proparco, the Bridge Fund by Digital Africa is intended to be an appropriate response to the challenges confronting young innovative African companies, whose development is harmed by the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Africa Next Community is committed to driving co-investment in fast-growing innovative businesses by inviting English and French speaking venture capitalists from Europe and Africa to select projects based on e-pitches.
Launched in Summer 2020, the Resilient Summer School is the first training module developed by the Digital Africa Campus – a capacity-building program for African entrepreneurs co-developed with elite partners. This fully online module focused on entrepreneurial resilience, particularly important in times of crisis.
The Seed Fund by Digital Africa was set up in partnership with, and dedicated funding from, the French Development Agency (AFD). €15 million was allocated to startups from 45 different countries across Africa through 6 support and fundraising programs.
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