Agriculture & Technology innovation News Startups Applications open for Village Capital’s Affordable Nutrition Forum By Incubate Africa Posted on February 22, 2017 2 min read 0 0 Two companies come together namely The Hershey Company and Village Capital (which finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems and help build communities around entrepreneurs and their ventures to improve opportunities for growth and success) introduce the Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum which will be held in Accra, Ghana on April 27, 2016 . Up to 10 entrepreneurs will win all expenses paid flights to, and accommodation for the event whereby the forum will be looking to identify and support entrepreneurs increasing access to, and affordability of, nutritious food products locally in Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria. The entrepreneurs will get a chance to participate in a day of business development/investment readiness training with industry experts and investors, and stand a chance to win US$15,000 prize money to fund and build a startup. Applications for the Forum will close on March 20, 2017. Entrepreneurs interested in applying should endeavor to read the competition’s criteria, or contact [email protected] for more information.