Upcoming Programmes

Spend time immersed in an early stage tech business in Africa, learning from world class entrepreneurs and driving growth & investor readiness.

Idea to Start-Up Zambia


Lusaka, Zambia

11th September - 22nd September 2017

In September, we are offering a team of top professionals the chance to deliver a high impact project immersed in a Zambian start-up. This is a unique opportunity to utilise your skills and have a lasting impact, as you help shape the future strategy of an early stage company in an emerging market.

Deadline to apply is 28th July 2017

Innovation in Rwanda



23rd October - 3rd November

We are recruiting for a team of high calibre consultants to join us in Kigali in October 2017, to help a group of exciting early stage tech companies scale their companies from pilot to growth. Join us for two weeks of intense strategy work in one of Africa’s fastest growing and most innovative cities.

Deadline for applications is 1st September 2017

Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana


Accra, Ghana

13th November - 24th November 2017

In November 2017, we are running a two-week programme in Accra focused on helping women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and become more ready for investment. We are looking to put together a team of talented impact consultants from around the world to join us in Accra for two weeks, delivering high quality strategy work and having an impact on the livelihoods of women in West Africa.

Deadline for applications is 10th September 2017.

Insuring the Un-Insured



4th December - 15th December 2017

In December, we are running a two-week programme focused specifically on supporting start-ups in the insurance sector. We are putting together a team from some of the biggest insurance companies in the world, immersing them in a challenging market that is ripe for disruption.

Deadline to apply is 31st October 2017.

Ed-Tech in Cape Town


Cape Town

12 March - 23rd March 2018

In March 2018, we are running a two week programme in South Africa, focused on supporting early stage tech companies in the education sector. Technology has an incredible power to give people access to education, especially in rural areas. We will be offering some of South Africa’s most exciting ed-tech start-ups access to global talent, driving growth and improving investor readiness.

idea to start-up tanzania


Dar es Salaam

9th April - 20th April 2018

In April 2018, we will be heading to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to work with some of the country’s most exciting early stage tech companies. As part of our idea to start-up programme, we’ll be working with companies that have proof of concept and are ready to scale. This is an exciting time to get involved as we will be able to have a real impact on the direction that the founders take.

Learning about the challenges that companies face when operating and trying to borrow money in Kenya was extremely interesting - it's a completely different business environment to the UK

James Shea

Associate Director - Debt, Barclays London

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