We work with great minds building viable solutions that change the world by providing a range of startup and innovation programmes all focused on making Zambia Africa’s next hotbed of innovation.
Accelerating the Impact of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA) Supports in-country capacity through the engagement of graduates and young professionals in the development of innovations within the agriculture industry that service Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) and Climate Information Services (CIS) needs.
ZANACO Innovation Challenge
The ZANACO Internal Innovation Challenge seeks to attract new ideas that address current challenges in ZANACO’s ability to deliver superior value to their customers.
PPAZ Innovation Challenge
This innovation challenge seeks to drive increased education on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights among Zambian youth.
Stanbic Project Innov8 2.0
The Innov8 project, is targeted at Stanbic Bank Zambia staff countrywide who submit their ideas to solve some of the most pressing challenges in delivering financial services today; and preparing for future challenges and the inevitable disruptions caused by ever evolving technologies.
The Startupper of the year Challenge by TotalEnergies is running its 3rd edition in 32 African countries. Its goal is to support young African entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35. BongoHive is providing support to the winners with six months of business coaching. The coaching is provided to the winners to help them develop their projects or startups.
The vision of DIGILOGIC is to boost the cooperation and strategic partnership between European and African Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs)
paving the way for startups, SMEs and innovators to jointly develop smart logistic solutions, in close cooperation with industries and ventures,
securing sustainability and success.
GIZ Tech Talks
Between June and December 2022, BongoHive and GIZ will co-host meetings called “Tech Insaka”. The purpose of these meetings is to gain a better understanding of how to strengthen and support the technology and startup sectors through collaboration between state and non-state actors.
UNDP Climate Change and Energy Experimentation Programme supports eight innovators and startups (SUs) that participated in the National Innovation Fair.
The aim of the programme was to support innovators and startups implement their ideas from prototypes to Minimum Viable Products (MVPs).
The Demola AGS Future Challenges Co-creation initiative was a six-week student-led innovation challenge that invited both Zambian and Finnish companies to collaborate with students in order to source solutions for challenges faced by their industries in the future.
Financial Management for Small Businesses in Zambia
A World Bank-funded project to improve the Financial Management in Zambia’s Small Manufacturing firms supported by Market Connect programme under the Zambia Agribusiness and Trade Project, implemented by the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI).
MTN Zambia in collaboration with Comviva and BongoHive, invited developers and entrepreneurs in Zambia to participate in the MoMo Hackathon giving entrepreneurs based in Zambia the opportunity to create innovative financial and transactional applications using the MTN MoMo API platform.
A unique two-phased support programme focused on hubs that support creative enterprises in Mozambique, Malawi, & Zambia. A Hub Accelerator to co-create an inclusive toolkit to support creative enterprises and in-country sessions where hubs deliver the training to their communities.
Drone Hackathon Zambia seeks to nurture creativity and hone entrepreneurial skills amongst Zambia-based early-stage technology youth entrepreneurs. During this 5-Day Virtual Bootcamp, participants will have the opportunity to learn from experienced drone professionals.
Boost with Facebook Zambia Roadshows
Boost with Facebook roadshows in Solwezi, Kitwe, Chipata, and Lusaka to train small and medium-sized businesses on how to use Facebook to drive business growth.