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Upcoming Programmes

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

Ed-Tech in Cape Town

2
weeks

Cape Town

19th March - 30th 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.

Deadline for applications is 15th December 2017.

Health Tech in Kenya

5
days

Nairobi

9th April - 13th April 2018

In April 2018, we are working with some of Kenya’s most innovative healthcare companies, using technology to solve some of the regions most pressing health related problems. Technology has a unique ability to solve a broad range of healthcare issues and by offering commercial consultancy and support, we can contribute to the growth of the sector and have a significant impact on thousands of people across Kenya.

Deadline for applications is 20th January 2017.

Innovation in Uganda

5
days

Kampala

7th May - 11th May 2018

In May 2018, we will be heading to Kampala in Uganda to work with some of the country’s most exciting early stage tech companies. Uganda is one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, and has seen some extremely exciting innovations in the tech space in the last few years, across sectors like healthcare, finance and agribusiness. 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.

Deadline for applications is 25th February 2018.

Idea to Start-Up Botswana

5
days

Gaborone

11th June - 16th June 2018

In June 2018, we will be putting together a team of top talent from around the world, to work with some of Botswana’s most exciting young tech companies. The start-up ecosystem in Gaborone is at a very early stage, and there is a real shortage of great commercial talent in the country. We’ll be working with start-ups that have a proof of concept, but need guidance and support as they look to scale up and expand.

Deadline for applications is 30th March 2018.

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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