2015 Zambezi Prize for support ventures that contribute to financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa($200K USD )

Application Deadline: November 15, 2014

Sponsor: The MasterCard Foundation & Legatum Center at MIT  Innovations Competition.

The Zambezi Prize raises awareness of entrepreneurship and financial inclusion, encourages the flow of capital to financial inclusion ventures, and advances entrepreneurship and financial inclusion to fuel broad-based prosperity

Cash Prizes

  • The Zambezi Prize awards $200K USD annually to support ventures that contribute to financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The first place winner receives $100K USD. An additional $100K USD is divided among second and third place winners and a small group of finalists.

Boot Camp

  • A small group of finalists participate in an MIT-sponsored boot camp to take advantage of MIT’s unparalleled entrepreneurial ecosystem and engage with experts in the fields of entrepreneurship and financial inclusion.


Apply Now for the Zambezi Prize for Financial Inclusion

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Zambezi Prize


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