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A Beginner's Guide to Content Marketing for Startups: 25 Tips

"For the third year in a row, it has been voted the most commercially important digital marketing trend over at Smart Insights, with twice as many votes as big data or marketing automation."…/beginners-guide-to-content-mar…/

These 25 tips will help any startup owner who wants to have great content marketing.

The 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship application process is now open! The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The program was initiated in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. Applications for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are being accepted now through to Wednesday, November 11, 2015.…/…/

After reading all application requirements and details below, begin the Fellowship application process: 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship Application MANDELA WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION Selection Process The Mandela Washington Fellowship is conducted as a merit-based open competit…

Great endorsement for She Leads Africa - 6 Emerging Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in Africa…/6-emerging-female-entrepreneurs-to…/

Meet 6 outstanding young emerging women entrepreneurs in Africa

Looking for female entrepreneurs focused on West Africa

She Leads Africa is recruiting talented female entrepreneurs with startup companies focused on West Africa to compete for cash, prizes, and access to top notch mentors and investors.


10 female entrepreneurs will be selected and matched with mentors in the consulting, finance and VC industry to help the entrepreneurs refine their business plans. Entrepreneurs will then be invited to pitch their ideas in front of a panel of notable business personalities in September in Lagos including:

Hakeem Belo-Osagie (Chairman, Etisalat Nigeria)
Ngozi Edozien (Fmr CEO, Actis West Africa)
Bola Adesola (CEO, Standard Chartered Bank)
Tokunboh Ismael (MD, Alitheia Capital).

More information about the organisation and the application can be found on the website. Application deadline is July 30th and questions can be sent to info (at)



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Women in Africa have unequal access to education from the primary to tertiary level. The resulting lack of qualifications is a critical barrier to the valuable work experience that is needed to create a successful business

For my Nigerian women entrepreneurs, sign up here:…/ for the #40Forward program @Co-creation Hub has teamed up with @Google to provide to you. Don't miss out!

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This week Google for Entrepreneurs is committing $1 million in total to 40 startup-focused organizations, challenging them to increase the representation of women in their respective tech communities. Follow and participate in the conversation throughout the month of March using #40Forward on Google+ and Twitter.…/initiatives/40-forward.html

Women-led tech companies achieve 35% higher return on investment, and, when venture-backed, bring in 12% more revenue than male-owned tech companies. Yet women are still underrepresented in startup communities. We think there are substantive ways to be more inclusive. Studies have shown that diverse...

DEMO Africa to be held in Lagos, Nigeria this fall!…/demo-africa-2014-in-lagos-nigeria-r…/

DEMO Africa has released the dates for the third annual DEMO Africa to be held between 22nd and 26th September 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria. DEMO Africa is the place where the most innovative companies from African countries come to launch their products and announce to Africa and the world what they have...

From our friends at the Asikana Network (Zambia):

Are you interested in creative problem solving using technology? Would you like to help us spread your passion for technology in Zambia & and the rest of Africa?

Stefania Druga from the Afrimakers project will be visiting Zambia from Sunday 23rd February till Saturday 1st March to train facilitators on spreading latest technologies among 7 - 16 year olds in Zambia and ِAfrica.


The training workshops will cover Arduino & Raspberry Pi programming as well as some electronics basics.

Apply here:

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Are you interested in creative problem solving using technology? Would you like to help us spread your passion for technology in Zambia & and the rest of Africa? Stefania Druga from the Afrimakers project will be visiting Zambia from Sunday 23rd February till Saturday 1st March to train facilitators...

If you're in or around Lagos Thursday, February 20, 2014, check out W.TEC's panel at Social Media Week. This event, centered around using social media to build businesses, will feature successful women entrepreneurs and social media consultants. #smwSocialWomen

Register here:…

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A recent report says that women entreprenuers are the happiest in the world. Do you agree?…/women-entrepreneurs-are-p_b…

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Find out how to apply, stand out and get chosen for business awards. Join us on Friday, 7th February 2014 as beneficiaries from Cartier Women’s Initiative Award, Tech Women and YouWin share their experiences in applying for and winning these awards. Get more details and register here:…

Are you a female tech entrepreneur looking for opportunities to advance your career in technology or jump start your tech business? Have you applied for fellowships, grants or awards and not gotten accepted? Do you want to learn how to write a killer application for such opportunities? Then this inf...

Hello Ladies, here is a fantastic opportunity for you. The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards is calling for applications. Deadline is 28 February 2014. There will be an information session with Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola (2013 Laureate) on applying for the competition at the Co-creation Hub Nigeria. Details of the event will be announced soon. In the mean time, hurry and start applying! All the best.

Happy New Year! Here's to an outstanding 2014.

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The infoDev team wishes everyone a happy holiday season and a prosperous new year!

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