Funds up to $ 25K per team
Takes 0% equity
Funds 6 startups per year
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The tiphub Prototyping Fund is a collaborative program offered by the tiphub Africa and Coders4Africa. Entrepreneurs are eligible to receive up to $25,000 in funding to be used to build a software prototype. These prototypes should help you articulate and test your assumptions and move to the next stage of product development. Coders4Africa will build your prototype, tiphub will invest to help you scale through our partners, mentors and finance networks.

Who Should Apply?
• Entrepreneurs with at least $5,000 to contribute to their prototype
• Funding will be made in kind services and materials to build the prototype (not to pay someone else to build it for you)
• All Entrepreneurs with African and/or African Diaspora serving businesses are eligible to apply
• Teams will be given preference (individual applicants will be considered)

What is the Selection Criteria?
• Clarity of the vision & unit economics of proposed impact
• Finished or Nearly Complete Product Designs & Te...
The tiphub Prototyping Fund is a collaborative program offered by the tiphub Africa and Coders4Africa. Entrepreneurs are eligible to receive up to $25,000 in funding to be used to build a software prototype. These prototypes should help you articulate and test your assumptions and move to the next stage of product development. Coders4Africa will build your prototype, tiphub will invest to help you scale through our partners, mentors and finance networks.

Who Should Apply?
• Entrepreneurs with at least $5,000 to contribute to their prototype
• Funding will be made in kind services and materials to build the prototype (not to pay someone else to build it for you)
• All Entrepreneurs with African and/or African Diaspora serving businesses are eligible to apply
• Teams will be given preference (individual applicants will be considered)

What is the Selection Criteria?
• Clarity of the vision & unit economics of proposed impact
• Finished or Nearly Complete Product Designs & Technical Requirements
• Particular emphasis will be given to ensure diversity of project impact, team composition, region of operations & coding languages

How Will Funds Be Distributed?
• Awardees will be selected by January 9th 2015
• ~5-6 teams will receive awards
• Applicants can apply for up to $25,000 in prototype development funds
• All funds will be distributed as a payments directly to service providers for their expenses

Key Dates – Winter 2015 Grants
Dec 8: Applications Open
Dec 22 & 27: Google Hangout Applicant Q&A
Dec 29: Applications Due
Jan 9: Award announcements made
Mar 31: Prototype Release
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Fariba Khandanian

Dear Sir,
I'm going to start a company in the US, looking for investors to market the water treatment plant in the US. We will also carry out the production in the United States. The Market Research shows a very high demand for water treatment plants in the United States.
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Fariba Khandanian

Fariba.Khandanian@FaribaTec.de