UNICEF Innovation Fund invites start-up solutions to protect children online

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Innovation Fund along with the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and Giga will be investing up to US$100 000 in equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to technology start-ups interested in building software solutions to protect children online. 

The consortium is inviting applications till 20 December from tech start-ups using machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain or extended reality and who are interested to build solutions to address digital risks to children in the form of content, contact, conduct, and contract risks.