Ecosystem Support

eHEALTH MEETUP IN NIGERIA “FUNDING HEALTH: THE $30 TRILLION INDUSTRY”

On September 4th, 2019, the Impact Hub Lagos powered by Merck & Make-IT in Africa and HYBR hosted the first eHealth Meetup on “Funding Health: The $30 Trillion Industry”. The goal of the event was to bring together entrepreneurs supported by the Merck & Make-IT in Africa “Joint Africa Startup Program“ and key stakeholders in…

Make-IT in Africa brings three tech start-ups to re:publica 2020

Among our Make-IT fellows who participated in our last Make-IT monitoring campaign, we raffled off three trips to the re:publica 2020 in Berlin. This conference is one of the largest of the internet and digital society worldwide. Around 25,000 visitors and experts discuss current issues of the digital society. On August 13th 2019 Gideon Berhane…

4 HEALTHCARE START-UPS SELECTED IN MERCK – MAKE IT JOINT AFRICA STARTUP PROGRAM

The highly anticipated Merck-Make IT “Joint Africa Startup Program”, which recently held its bootcamp in Nairobi from August 5th-9th, 2019, has successfully closed with the selection of four unique growth-stage healthcare ventures. They will be moving now on to the next phase of the programme with the support of the Merck Accelerator, Make-IT in Africa,…

THE INNOVATION PITCH CHALLENGE -START.UP! GERMANY 2019

On the occasion  of the selection procedure for the “Start.up! Germany” tour 2019,  the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (AHK) and Make-IT in Africa organized the “Innovation Pitch Challenge”, which took place on August 9th, 2019, at the Impact Hub Lagos, Nigeria. Nine shortlist candidates were invited to present their ideas. During…

MAKE-IT-MASHAV STARTUP ACCELERATORS IN THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

Images by Merryl Omondi, Make-IT in Africa  START-UP ACCELERATORS IN THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM  Start-up enablers from across Africa have benefited from the Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem training series in Israel. 25 African start-up enablers took part in entrepreneur support training sessions across the country between June 18 and June 27 – in Haifa, Tel…

WOMEN IN TECH BOOTCAMP

Images Courtesy of Nailab  WOMEN IN TECH BOOTCAMP   GIZ Make IT In Africa, in partnership with Nailab, hosted a Women in Tech Bootcamp on June 27th, 2019, at the Nailab Accelerator in Nairobi. The theme of the event was ‘Building an Inclusive Culture Developing Women Leaders in Technology’, and it aimed to help women…

LAUNCH OF THE ASSOCIATION OF STARTUP & SME ENABLERS OF KENYA

Cecilia Mwangi, Make-IT in Africa Coordinator Kenya, Ramses Malaty Deputy Ambassador of the Finish Embassy in Nairobi, Florence Kimata SME Advisor Ministry of Industry, Trade & Cooperatives and Jonas Tesfu CEO of Pangea Accelerator at the ASSEK Launch.Esther Ndeti Engagement Advisor for ASSEKAttendees of the ASSEK launch eventRamses Malaty Deputy Ambassador of the Finish Emabssy…

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM FORUM AT NAIROBI INNOVATION WEEK

Aregash Asefaw, Programme Director GIZ Employment for Development and Skills for Oil & GasCecilia Mwangi Make-IT in Africa Coordinator, KenyaFlorence Kimata SME Advisor Ministry of Industry, Trade & CooperativesProfessor Bitange Ndemo keynote speech on Enhancing Kenya's Startup Ecosystem CompetitivenessPanel on the Evolving Startup Ecosystem in KenyaMake-IT/Merck Collaboration PanelBernard Chiira ASSEK Board ChairDr. Tonny Omwansa Director…

#Africa4Future Barcamp Berlin | #inspire #connect

#Africa4Future Barcamp Berlin The exclusive workshop and networking event brought together stakeholders from the private and public sector for a day of collaboration and exchange around entrepreneurship in the field of aerospace technologies in Africa. The #Africa4Future Barcamp was attended by around 50 experts from the aerospace industry, development cooperation and private sector. The event provided the opportunity…

Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem #Inspire #Connect #Develop

Start-up enablers, hub managers, intermediaries and other ecosystem players contribute to the positive development of start-ups. However, yet they often lack trainings to develop their skill set further. Therefore MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation and the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make-IT in Africa’ offer the joint training Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.…
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