ACTIVITIES | MAKE-IT ACCELERATOR
WE PROMOTE DIGITAL INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT.
supporting 60 tech entrepreneurs
who make a difference for sustainable and inclusive development
3×3 months program per cohort
facilitated by renowned partners from the ecosystem
net worth of in-kind support for each start-up
The Make-IT Accelerator strengthens entrepreneurs’ skills to scale their innovation and achieve growth and investment readiness. The nine-month programme, designed and implemented with renowned partners, offers each start-up a tailor-made scaling plan, training, mentoring, access to corporate and financing partners, and a variety of opportunities to show their products.
In its first cohort, the Make-IT Accelerator offers 28 promising technology start-ups in East and West Africa a comprehensive range of local and international support over a 9-month period. The unique program provides access to large international corporations and investors who want to share their industry expertise, learn from talented entrepreneurs and enter into mutually beneficial partnerships.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya, the programme consists of three successive phases and promotes sustainable and inclusive development for African technology start-ups. The accelerator is part of our support for a local and sustainable business ecosystem in East and West Africa.
We offer start-ups:
We strive to:
We support start-ups that:
In January 2018 the first round of the Make-IT Accelerator has been launched in Nigeria and Kenya. At the time, Make-IT in Africa is supporting entrepeneurs in building, fostering and strengthening their start-ups.
Stay tuned – 2018 is going to be an exciting year!
2nd day of the Make-IT Accelerator in Nigeria: Self-assessment session – working on business concepts and product review. For more information on the ‘Make-IT in Africa Accelerator’ visit: https://make-it-initiative.org/africa/activities/make-it-accelerator/
We are excited to announce that the first round of the Make-IT Accelerator has been launched in Nigeria and is about to be launched in Kenya. For the next nine months, Make-IT in Africa is going to support 30 entrepeneurs in building, fostering and strengthening…