The DeveloPPP Ventures Competition 2024 for African Entrepreneurs – APPLY NOW

The Developpp Ventures 2024 Applications are now Open, eligible African Entrepreneurs are invited to apply for growth funding for their start-ups. Are you seeking not just funding but a strategic partnership for exponential growth? If yes, this is your opportunity.

The DeveloPPP Ventures Competition

The DeveloPPP Ventures competition is driven by DEG Impulse gGmbH and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, it is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

The DeveloPPP Ventures Competition – Details

DeveloPPP focuses on bridging entrepreneurial opportunities and development policy potential, the program is a cornerstone initiative by the BMZ.

It acts as a catalyst for private-sector activities in developing and emerging countries, providing financial and technical support for companies committed to sustainable investments.

Eligibility Requirements

For African startups who wish to participate in develoPPP Ventures 2024, certain criteria need to be met, these include:

  • Local Registration: Your company must be registered in the target country or have plans to register before the co-financed growth investment.
  • Innovative Business Model: Demonstrate an innovative business model with proof of concept and initial revenues.
  • Development Relevance and Scalability: Your business model should align with high development relevance, and scalability, and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Targeted Call for Applications: As of the current call for applications (November 15 to December 31), develoPPP Ventures has set its sights only on the following countries; Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

Eligible Companies Must:

  • Be privately owned and profit-oriented.
  • Provide at least one annual financial statement.
  • Present a viable business plan and financial projections for at least five years.
  • Have operational status with proof of concept and generated revenues.
  • Eligible companies must not have acquired over EUR 2 million maximum in funding to date.

How to Apply for DeveloPPP Ventures Competition 2024?

  • The application process for the DeveloPPP Ventures Competition 2024 is done via a separate platform on which prospective candidates can easily submit and manage their applications.
  • To apply, click this link: and access the application platform
  • For more details about the competition and how to navigate through the application process, please visit develoPPP website at

Selection Criteria

The Initial selection for the DeveloPPP Ventures Competition is based on submitting the below-stated application documents and pitches.

Successful companies progress to the next phase, undergoing a thorough due diligence process.

Required Documents

The following details and information will be evaluated as part of the application and selection:

  • Business Plan: Provide a business plan with financial projections covering at least five years.
  • Annual Financial Statements for scrutiny.
  • Relevant Information on Other Investors involved in your venture.

Application Deadline

December 31, 2023.

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