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Bloomberg New Economy Forum is seeking Solutions from Innovators

Deadline: August 15, 2019
Bloomberg New Economy Forum is seeking Solutions from Innovators. A world in transition presents unprecedented challenges. Luckily, the solutions are out there. They want to know about them, scale them, and make them the new normal. Seven solutions will be presented at the New Economy Forum in Beijing this November…one could be yours.
A New Economy Solution is a product, service, program, policy, or other initiative that enables the private sector to deliberately create and sustain societal good within one or more of the pillars — trade, technology, climate, finance & capital markets, inclusion, urbanization, and global governance.


  • Seven solutions will be selected this fall. For each of them, they will host a dedicated workshop at the New Economy Forum in Beijing on November 20-22. The participants at those workshops will be the delegates, the world’s most successful and seasoned innovators and practitioners.


Open to

  • Startups and entrepreneurs with emerging technologies and creative new processes
  • Employees from R&D centers to social impact departments to HR
  • Organizations from NGOs to nonprofits to government agencies, as long as your solution doesn’t require a change in public policy to be able to move forward

Selection Criteria

  • Selection criteria include creativity, sustainability, scalability, progress so far, team, applicability to developing and emerging markets, and fit, the latter meaning that the solution will specifically benefit from the activities and attention that Bloomberg would provide.


DataHack for Financial Inclusion (DataHack4FI) Innovation Competition 2019 (Win US$25,000 in seed capital)

Deadline: Ongoing
Apply for the DataHack for Financial Inclusion (DataHack4FI) Innovation Competition 2019. The DataHack for Financial Inclusion (DataHack4FI) is an African innovation competition that encourages finance, tech and data enthusiasts to collaborate in using data and analytics to solve business challenges and extend financial services to underserved communities.
The DataHack4FI Innovation Competition promotes the use of data and data analytics to solve challenges experienced by individuals or communities. The competition encourages Pan-African collaboration by creating opportunities for data enthusiasts and emerging tech companies to partner in developing solutions that address local financial and economic inclusion-related challenges.

Competition Format

Participating tech companies will be paired with a data enthusiast and these teams will have access to mentorship from data science and business experts during the competition. Teams will need to engage with relevant data to design innovative products/services, which will be judged during the in-country finals. The most promising teams will progress to the second stage of the competition, where they will showcase their prototype solutions to the judges at the Grand Finale.


  • In-country winners each receive US$ 5,000 in seed capital
  • In-country winners + runners-up are sponsored to attend Grand Finale
  • Grand Finale winning team receives US$ 25,000 in seed capital
  • Certificate of participation awarded to paired data enthusiasts


  • Stratup must be a registered, post-revenue tech business
  • Must have a product currently in the market
  • Must exhibit a scalable business model and ambition for growth
  • Must have generated data that provides meaningful insight and that enables the development of new or improved products/services aimed at advancing financial and economic inclusion

DataHack4FI solution requirements:

  • Solution must address a local challenge relating to financial and economic inclusion
  • Solution must represent a newly developed product/service or an enhancement of existing offerings (NB: developed through innovative data use)
  • Proposed solution must be viable and must demonstrate potential for release to market

Selection Criteria
The overall DataHack4FI Season 3 winner will be selected based on:

  • Engagement with data science in solution design
  • Viability of the business
  • Potential impact in terms of financial and economic inclusion


Mentors4EDU Global E-Learning Challenge 2019

Deadline: February 23, 2019
Applications are invited for the Mentors4EDU Global E-Learning Challenge 2019. The Global E-Learning Challenge aims to seek the most disruptive ideas for online learning. The Challenge seeks unique and innovative projects that do so. They welcome entrepreneurs, researchers, scientists, students, and anyone eager to contribute, to jump into this challenge and to find a solution.
The Problem

  • Currently, especially in the US the cost of college is rising higher than the cost of inflation.
  • Lots of open MOOCs are being more saturated or seemingly more expensive and hard to come by.
  • In the world of e-learning, credibility, certification, and universal accreditation is difficult to find.
  • A large skills gap is effecting many third world countries.

The Challenge Breakthrough

  • Come up with an innovative product, idea or platform that you believe tackles this problem
  • State what you will do to make an impact
  • Let them know what inspires you and how after this challenge is over you are continuing this project


  • Winner(s) will receive a prize of $300


  • Open to all individuals, private teams, public teams, and collegiate teams;
  • Teams may originate from any country;
  • Submissions must be made in English. All challenge-related communication will be in English;
  • To be considered for an award, your proposal must, at minimum:
  • Satisfy the Judging Scorecard requirements
  • Thoughtfully address the Submission Form questions
  • Be scored higher than your competitors!

Judging Criteria

  • Innovativeness of Approach: How does the proposed solution differ from existing solutions addressing this problem? How is the solution innovative or novel?
  • Quality of Solution: Is the solution substantiated, well-reasoned, and realistic? Are the assumptions justified and backed by thorough discussion, design, and conclusions? Points awarded for the team’s ability to present its solution in a complete, cohesive, and convincing manner.
  • Viability: How capable of working successfully is the proposed solution? Is the robustness of the solution’s proposal supported by proof or demonstration of concept, pilot/test trials, and/or simulations to substantiate that the technology is or would be operable and feasible?
  • Impact: Does the solution consider the improvement in the quality of life for individuals, people around them, and the community overall? Does the entrant state the improvement, for whom, and how the solution will increase quality of life?
  • Implementation: When transitioning from theory to implementation, how practical is the viability of implementation, relative to the scale of the solution? Does the entrant state the resources, timing, and any private or public partnerships needed?


Job opportunities at Evomedia Solution

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Come work at Evomedia Solution, One of the best companies in Advertising and Marketing in Tanzania. We’re proud to open another office/ branch in Arusha. We are looking to hire an experienced Sales Representative to join the Evomedia team.

We are looking for Sales Persons who are willing to work on Commison based payment for 60 days then having a best chance of full hire after the mentioned period.


  • Prospect and qualify new sales leads
  • Schedule meetings and presentations with prospects
  • Create, plan, and deliever presentations on company products
  • Track all sales activities in company CRM system and keep current by udpating account information regularly
  • Communicate customer and prospect product pain points to appropriate departments
  • Maintain a well-developed pipeline of prospects
  • Develop strong, ongoing relationships with prospects and customers
  • Meet and/or exceed quotas
  • Coordinate with other team members and departments to optimize the sales effort

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  • 1-4 years of sales experience
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales quotas
  • Proven track record of successfully managing customer relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office