iBizAfrica Incubation center has completed its fourth cohort #SCWomenInTech.The incubation program is part of a collaboration between iBizAfrica and The Standard Chartered of Kenya. The programme ran under the theme of “Accelerating the digital economy through women-owned businesses.”
The programme received over 100 applications from businesses fixated on emerging technologies – However, only 10 were chosen. These ten went through a 12-month training program including individualized coaching and mentorship.
The top five winners were Runnovate (virtual assistant partner for enterpreneurs), The Viwanda Africa Group, The Mandevu BeardCare (Kenya’s first all-organic male grooming company), Hali Halisi, and Ecilafilms (creates authentic African content).
After a rigorous judging process on 18th May 2021, the top five startups were chosen. Each had the opportunity to walk away with $10,000 in grant income. The capital infusion should help the startups scale up their businesses.
@iBizAfrica is a startup incubator located in Strathmore’s @iLabAfrica helping entrepreneurs land conducive working spaces seed funding and mentorship.
These are the winners of #SCWomeInTech Cohort Four.
The women-led startups have leveraged technology as a driver of innovation in their businesses. They will get $10, 000 each to scale up their businesses.
— @iBizAfrica (@iBizAfrica) May 19, 2021