Funding Detail Description
This funding opportunity seeks to build entrepreneurial capacity in the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal through an interconnected regional network. This program will leverage the networks and experience of the Nexus Start Up Hub to engage with and train local network leaders and entrepreneurs through a three-tiered program, cumulating in the best of the start-ups being awarded a place in the Nexus startup program in New Delhi. The 15-month program envisions two cycles of the above training, with time between and after each Nexus cohort to strengthen the in-country networks and explore opportunities with U.S. companies and organizations such as the American Chamber of Commerce. Promotion of American best practices in entrepreneurship and incubation; creation of regional engagement and interconnectedness through entrepreneurial activities for a stronger Indo-Pacific region; access for U.S. companies to new markets and customers that have been difficult to reach.(Please refer to the full announcement available in related documents Tab)
Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
- 19.040 - Public Diplomacy Programs