A tech accelerator built for Africa

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We're not like other accelerators

We believe extraordinary founders deserve more than one-size-fits-all accelerator programmes. That’s why we create a unique, tailor-made accelerator for every start-up we work with.

Every start-up is different, so we treat them that way



We build a unique, tailor-made accelerator for every start-up we work with.



No distractions, just a laser focus on what must be achieved to drive growth.



Fuelled by the strength of our corporate and ecosystem partners.

“We managed to develop a go-to-market strategy and improved our business plan and financials a lot. UjuziKilimo is now on the path to success.”

Brian Bosire

Co-Founder – UjuziKilimo

Our process helps start-ups unlock their full potential


World-class consulting from global business experts for intensive, 5-day, in-market workshops.


Hands-on support from a dedicated Baobab Venture Partner to drive growth and help get start-ups market and investor-ready.


A highly-qualified network of angel and institutional investors actively seeking tech and impact investments across Africa.

We support truly disruptive technology start-ups

All of our founders are building for-profit enterprises with purpose, creating scalable technology solutions to solve some of the greatest challenges facing the world today.

The start-ups we work with


African countries where we have a footprint


of companies we work with have female founders


world class consultants supporting our portfolio


of our start-ups are run by local founders

What do we look for?

We speak to hundreds of founders, but can only work with 25 start-ups each year. Here are the core criteria we look for when selecting companies for our accelerator.