FEMTECH is a business acceleration program designed for female entrepreneurs focused on growth – both providing the practical tools, access and know-how to grow their business, as well as to grow as effective entrepreneur business leader.
Participants also become part of the Femmies Network (a contact, support and sharing network) which currently has 120 members spread across Mozambique.
Orange Corners Maputo is a vibrant space where youth (university finalists and recent graduates) have access to all they need to take their ideas into action and make their entrepreneurial dreams come true.
At OCM they have access to an incubation program – #BIZ, practical workshops, mentoring, events, master classes, business coaching, exposure to markets and opportunities, and a flexible and dynamic work space.
This is an initiative from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in partnership with BancABC, Heineken, Shel, Vodacom, Royal HaskoningDHV and ideiaLab, as the implementing partner.
Business M + is designed to support women entrepreneurs, whose business is at an early stage, poorly structured and/or not formalized, and are not achieving the desired growth.
Business M + emerges as a business development program that aims to empower women entrepreneurs and transfer tools for strategic development, small business basic management (finance, marketing, HR) and provide information on legalization/ formalization of businesses. Participants also receive legal and business advice post-training.
Business in a Box was one of the 54 winners out of 800 competing innovations in the DREAMS INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2016.
Business in a Box builds a bridge to self-employment through the development of two business concepts in specific areas of the bottom of the wealth pyramid that fit in the market and can be replicated through a system of micro-franchising.
The CREATEC: Creative Industries and Digital Businesses, aims to provide creative young talents with skills in digital innovations (TICs) and with an entrepreneurial mindset that will allow a different positioning of their products and businesses in the market.
CREATEC is organized by the Mozambican-German Cultural Center (CCMA), in partnership with the Mozambican-German Economic Development Office (AHK), the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Standard Bank Incubator, and financed by the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ).
#EuSouCapaz is an initiative that aims to endow and support young people in developing an entrepreneurial spirit that will have an impact in their communities.
Through #EuSouCapaz, young people obtain access to learning tools and reflect on their environment and their attitudes.
ideate bootcamp is an experience that stimulates entrepreneurship and innovative ideas to solve challenges.
During 3 days participants are challenged to create and transform ideas into concrete actions that allow them to create impact and build a high potential business.
ideate Bootcamp is Powered by ideiaLab and Standard Bank.
As part of the global strategy of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Luanda, and with the aim of encouraging entrepreneurship in Africa, the Angolan capital hosted the “ToT – Train the Trainers” workshop.
During 5 days, key local ecosystem players had access to methodologies, techniques and training tools that enabled to leverage their knowledge and prepare to empower new entrepreneurs.
The initiative took place following the creation of Orange Corners Angola, a platform for entrepreneurs to learn, stimulate their creativity, expand their businesses and their professional network.
Up! Mentoring Club, is an entrepreneurial program created by ideiaLab in partnership with Youth Business International, that sparks business and personal growth through sharing learnings and experience.
Using a methodology that have been tested in more than 40 countries across 5 regions, Up! connects mentees and mentors, through a 1-year relation with a balance between challenge and support.
The VR / AR Africa Hackathon, which took place simultaneously in 6 African countries – Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Cameroon, Tunisia and Mozambique – was developed with the aim of bringing its citizens closer to the increasingly disruptive virtual reality technology and thus showing that it is possible to create solutions to current problems in the areas of health, education, water and sanitation, social justice, climate and tourism.
This event was organized by ideaLab in partnership with Imisi 3D and BoP Innovation Center, was sponsored by Facebook, Unity and GitHub, and with Orange Corners Maputo support.