Village Capital Currently has two ongoing Accelerators for the African Market:
Pearson/VilCap South Africa:Edupreneurs 2014
Applications will open in early July 2014. The Pearson Affordable Learning Fund, established by Pearson to invest in low-cost private schools and other affordable educational solutions, will once again work with Village Capital to offer African entrepreneurs the chance to receive seed investment. Through Village Capital’s unique peer-review model, these entrepreneurs will assess one another against twenty-four criteria, co-developed by the sponsoring partners, with the top two ranking companies eligible to receive up to USD $75,000 each—drawn from USD $100,000 and USD $50,000 of capital committed by Pearson and Village Capital, respectively.
VilCap Kenya: Innovations for Agrilculture 2014
Do you have an innovative agriculture, financial technology or energy venture? Village Capital and Juhudi Kilimo are seeking the next generation of enterprises solving major challenges in these sectors in Kenya, especially those problems faced by smallholder famers. Examples include: