Corporate Partners

Our accelerator is powered by sector specific corporate sponsors, who’s shared ambition is to build deep engagement across the start-up ecosystem in Sub Saharan Africa.

Accelerating innovation

Each year we select and invest in 25 truly disruptive tech start-ups across Finance, Education, Healthcare, Food Security and Environmental Sustainability

The learning curve has been very steep and we managed to do a lot of work in just two weeks

Sjir Timmermans

Capital Markets Associate, Credit Suisse

Engaging top talent

We immerse top talent from our partners into our world famous 5 day ‘Entrepreneurs in Residence’ programmes with start-ups across Africa. The programmes include workshops on lean methodologies, design thinking and social business.

Working for two weeks in the EdTech space in Kenya gave me a great insight into how big a part technology will play in the future of developing countries

Megan Ananian

Associate, Wells Fargo New York

Solving real business challenges

We work closely with our sector partners to identify areas in their businesses where the technology that we work with can add tangible value to them and their clients.

We got really in depth with the entrepreneurs which is something I’m really glad that we got the chance to do

Chris Pinderhughes

IBM Srategy Team, New York

Expanding into future markets

We provide primary market data, investment opportunities and R&D into emerging economies on the African continent.

Day to day I work in a specific, defined role and so coming out here was fantastic as it allowed me to put myself in the shoes of an entrepreneur

Kristin Bredemeier

Senior HR Business Partner, Dell

Driving social impact

we align our goals with the corporates we partner with to drive impact towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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