Incubators and Accelerators

Call For Application: The Baobab Network – Technology Accelerator

Call For Application: The Baobab Network - Technology Accelerator

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS 365 DAYS OF THE YEAR The Baobab Network backs early-stage ventures across Africa, founded by Africa’s boldest innovators and the business leaders of the future. They have been working with entrepreneurs across Africa since 2016, and in 2019 they launched an accelerator designed to give founders the funding and platform they need to …

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Call For Application: Innovation for Smartphone Financing in Africa

Call For Application: Innovation for Smartphone Financing in Africa

About the challenge: They target startups improving access to smartphones in Africa through innovative business and partnership models.In Africa, smartphones remain inaccessible for most of the population since the average cost of a low-end smartphone still exceeds 60% of the average monthly income. The ITC NTF V challenge is looking for African startups facilitating access …

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Call For Application: Sustainable Impact Challenge – Africa Edition

The Sustainable Impact Challenge is an open call to all startups and scaleups which are working on solutions within Off-grid energy, Water Management and Environmental Protection.

The Sustainable Impact Challenge is an open call to all startups and scaleups which are working on solutions within Off-grid energy, Water Management and Environmental Protection. The challenge has two channels: Local for local:If you are a local startup or scaleup, already present in Angola, we want to help you scale your solution by exploring possible partnership …

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Call For Application: Good Food Innovation Fund

Call For Application: Good Food Innovation Fund

The food system is unhealthy, unsustainable, and inequitable, creating more costs than economic value. Over the past fifty years, changes in the food system have led to significant advancements in food security. However, these changes, which prioritized yield and calories, have created a global food system that generates negative health, environmental, and equity externalities. There is …

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Call For Application: JamLab Media & Journalism Accelerator Program

Call For Application: JamLab Media & Journalism Accelerator Program

The Jamlab Accelerator Programme (JAP) is a six-month hothouse program for early-stage journalism and media start-ups. It provides teams with the tools, facilities, contacts, and support necessary to realize their ideas and ambitions. The program focuses on journalism and media innovations with the potential to transform information, conversation, and public space. What do you get …

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Call For Application: Grindstone Africa Accelerator Program

Call For Application Grindstone Africa Accelerator Program

Business accelerator Grindstone has partnered with software giant Microsoft to launch Grindstone Africa, a startup accelerator program, to boost digital innovation across Africa.The inaugural Grindstone Africa program will see 10 scaleup companies participate in highly-concentrated, bespoke interventions based on business needs, with a focus on those companies that are building towards a favorable liquidity event.The …

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Call For Application: African Small Business Catalyst (ASBC)

Call For Application: African Small Business Catalyst (ASBC)

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) have launched the African Small Business Catalyst (ASBC) to bolster early growth-stage small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in sub-Saharan Africa.ASBC is a business accelerator that supports SMEs with loans ranging from USD$100,000 to USD$1 million and offers technical assistance (TA) and grants …

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Call For Application: Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA)

Call For Application: Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA)

We envision a sustainable transition to a green economy driven by SMEs that work together with financial institutions to build and scale innovative products and services, and create jobs in green sectors.Our approach combines capacity building of post-revenue, scalable green enterprises and co-creation with financial institutions to facilitate access to tailored missing middle finance.UGEFA is …

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MEST Africa Training Program – Class of 2023

MEST Africa is inviting every young aspiring tech entrepreneur in Africa, to apply for their 12-month technology and entrepreneurship Training Program.

MEST Africa is inviting every young aspiring tech entrepreneur in Africa, to apply for their 12-month technology and entrepreneurship Training Program. Successful applicants will gain access to world-class education in software development, business and communication skills from MEST’s campus in Accra, Ghana. Training is done along with mentorship and networking sessions with leading industry experts …

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Call For Application: Accelerator For Ventures Serving Displaced People

https://app.acumenacademy.org/ventures-serving-displaced-people-accelerator

The Problem: Forced displacement is one of the defining social crises in our lifetimes. The number of forcibly displaced people (FDP) — a population that includes refugees, internally displaced people, asylum seekers, hosting communities, and those displaced by conflict or climate impacts — surpassed 80 million in 2020, and projections suggest that 250 million to 1 …

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