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Survey on African Union Youth Innovation, Entrepreneurship and COVID-19

The AUC is undertaking a survey on the impact that COVID-19 is having on young innovators and entrepreneurs. Data from this survey is intended for policymakers from AU Member States as well as the innovation ecosystem, take the survey here.

#Innovation4Future Hack Competition – Call For Volunteer Mentors

#Innovation4Future Hack Competition, Tanzania, arranged by Ennovate Hub is a speed Hackathon and Innovation Development Project that aims at supporting innovators which use their inventions to combat the effect of COVID-19 across Africa in digital healthcare, e-learning, fintech, agritech/food security, ecommerce and supply chain. Selected solutions will be helped to refine their solutions/products, improve their technology and business model, and scale up their business to reach more users in Tanzania and across Africa. Ennovate Hub is seeking volunteer mentors to guide the innovators during the design process and help them create desirable, impactful, feasible and sustainable solutions during the virtual event. If you are an industry expert in any of the selected thematic sectors and interested in supporting innovators during the event, kindly register here.

Call for applications – EdTech Hub COVID-19 

Are you interested to provide support via technology for teachers, parents, caregivers and/or other community champions to support education during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so apply for the EdTech COVID-19 Response here.

B2C experiences in Europe

The State of Commerce Experience: B2C in Europe on June 17 online event, featuring speakers from Forrester and multinational retailing giant Carrefour.

Using Instagram to promote your e-shop

Instagram is a hotspot for building an audience and selling products. Each image caption allows up to 2,200 characters, or roughly 300 words, to address products and brand (Source: Practical Commerce)

https://www.practicalecommerce.com/writing-instagram-captions-to-drive-sales

International Trade Centre Work on Ecommerce

See: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/international-trade-centre_ecomconnect-day-programme-activity-6673864705360179200–aWM

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