Applications for the Innovation Fund Are Open

Silicon Cape
06 Jun 2017

The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with grant funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact.

Apply by 16 July 2017

Round 2 of the Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund opened on 1 June 2017 and all pitches are due by 16 July 2017 at 11.59pm GMT.


For the second round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups operating in the Sharing Economy, and/or developing services for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

For more details, please watch our video below, and refer to our Terms & Conditions. For any further questions, please contact



Curious about the start-ups that have been successful in the past? In April 2017 we announced our first round of start-ups. Read our blog post to find out more.

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