We promote digital innovation for sustainable and inclusive development from West and East African entrepreneurs in their early growth phase. In close collaboration with corporate and financing partners, social enterprises, hubs and networks Make-IT in Africa creates an enabling environment for better access to finance, markets and skills.
unleash the creativity and potential of entrepreneurs
collaborate with the brightest minds to shape a digital future
promote digital technologies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
create new jobs and opportunities
key sectors for sustainable development, such as e-agriculture, education, smart energy, e-health, fintech etc.
cross-cutting technlogies (e.g. Internet of Things, 3D printing, fintech, blockchain, artificial intelligence)
female and young entrepreneurs in West and East Africa!
focus on sustainable and inclusive development
generate better data for better decisions
use open standards, open data, open source and open innovation
do not duplicate but reuse brilliant ideas
address privacy and security issues
collaborate with stakeholders who share the same vision for improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem!
Make-IT promotes digital innovation in Africa along the motto:
inspire. digital innovation by sharing good practices and showcases.
connect. and support tech start-ups through matchmaking and other exposure opportunities.
develop. and create a supportive environment for digital entrepreneurship.
In between ideas and success, there is a gel that bonds everything to its right place. That gel is a “Team”.