LEAP² is a challenge that enables innovations to jump the digital divide and LEAP to a next level. By closing the digital divide we mean the use of information and communication technology (ICT) for economical development. LEAP² aims to facilitate the digital transition, create (self-) employment and promote socially responsible entrepreneurship in emerging countries. This LEAP² Fintech Kenya challenge will focus on fintech businesses only.
For this challenge we have a focus on Fintech because we would like to find the next solution to for example on how you can create jobs at the bottom of the pyramid using financial and digital solutions, how you can provide access to higher education to the poor through innovative financial and digital solutions or how we can bank the unbankable.
During the LEAP² Fintech Kenya challenge, GoodUp, Close the Gap and Nailab, challenge young Kenyan entrepreneurs to boost their innovation by:
1) raising capital through a crowdfunding campaign (with match funding of up to 2,000 EURO)2) attending professional trainings in crowdfunding and pitching3) creating a network and the opportunity to showcase their innovation and create the perfect pitch for their business.
In order to enter the selection, fill out the full application form before the 13th of December 2017. We will contact you directly if you are a selected Innovation to join the LEAP² Fintech Kenya challenge on the 14th of December 2017.
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us by sending an email to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have what it takes to join the exciting LEAP² Fintech Kenya challenge? Let's find out!