Awards: What awards or honors has your solution received, if any?
50 on fire in Technology in Washington DC, In The Capital
Tell us about your partnerships
Wennovation Hub - We chose Wennovation hub, not only because of my personal relationship with Michael Oluwagbemi, co-founder of the Hub, but also because of its track record of creating value and investing in the Nigerian entrepreneur ecosystem.
She Leads Africa & African Technology Foundation - These two ecosystem partners provide similar mentorship services to entrepreneurs but also extend tiphub's relationship into both female communities and also silicon valley corporates, which compliments our existing relationship with government and international financial institutions.
USAID & State Department - As a government partner and supporter of tiphub's Diaspora Demo day on November 22 in Washington DC, we chose the State Department as a partner to ensure that we stay in line with the leading development stakeholders and shape the conversation around future engagement on the continent through the several programs like African Diaspora Marketplace and LionsAfrica
Challenges: What challenges might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?
Challenges may arise in consistently building relationships with Diaspora angel investors and building the consistent pipeline of entrepreneurs that tiphub will support. Another challenge is consistently generating value within our subsidiaries to support the operations of our non-profit that provides technical and management assistance.
How does your idea help young people create bright futures and improve opportunities for meaningful and long-term careers?
tiphub Africa support African technology and social entrepreneurs by providing technical and management assistance to their ventures through a network of international development professionals, along with funding for concepts and seed stage ventures. Our services help young people by providing assistance securing partnerships and creating blended capital structures with diaspora investors, impact investing institutions and foundations. This provide the entrepreneurs and their communities examples of success when address local challenges and provide local employment opportunities.
Intervention Focus: Identify which of the following best explain key parts of your solution
Job Creation, Entrepreneurship, Training/Skill Development, Mentorship.
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below? Select a theme below that most applies to your work. If none of them do, no problem, you can skip this question.
Create New Industries: recognize opportunities in the marketplace to build new professions or new markets
Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers? Select a theme below that most applies to your work. If none of them do, no problem, you can skip this question.
Job creation lacks adequate coordination between the government, private sector and development organizations