Are you an African with technology startup which aims to solve problems in African Markets? The MBTN Africa Innovation Accelerator program aims to identify, support and fund the next generation of technology-enabled start-ups solving problems in African Markets. Join the program to grow your company and get ready for global scaling.
They support entrepreneurs with a strong purpose by connecting them to the brightest business minds in the industry. The program provides access to the African startup ecosystem, industry specialists, corporate partners, talent, capital, and coaching.
They are interested in startups that are creating the future of Africa’s development story, using promising new technologies to make a positive impact. For the MBTN Africa Innovation Accelerator program, they are looking for founders with:
Domain Expertise: They are looking for deep expertise and knowledge in one specific domain. The perfect founder profile has vast experience working in one specific industry and deeply understands the challenges in and around this industry.
Deep Tech Solutions: They are looking for core proprietary tech solutions. They are open to businesses in any industry; however, you will be addressing a need in at least one African market, leveraging technology to tackle the specific problem you are trying to solve.
Benefits of the program
Funding: Each startup will get an opportunity to pitch to our network of venture capital and angel investors, with the chance to win funding.
Training and coach: The accelerator program includes a component focused on business and operational skills training, as well as coaching around how to turbocharge your investor engagement efforts.
Mentorship: Intensive individual mentoring and strategy sessions during the core of the program. Their mentor network consists of key international experts.
Investor network: 200+ local and international investors who are interested in meeting and investing in Africa focused startups.
Network: With over 100 international events in cities across the globe and a vast network of startups, experts and investors, we offer an international community to startups. This way you can be best prepared for global scaling.
Alumni program: After the acceleration program, you will get access to our Alumni Program that includes fundraising advice, PR and marketing support, legal and administrative services, and access to exclusive deals.
The deadline is February 15, 2019
For more information, visit MBTN
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