On September 10, I’M IN Accelerator announced a strategic partnership with UCT GSB Solution Space. I’M IN Accelerator is a technology-centered accelerator that supports early-stage startups with seed capital investment while UCT GSB Solution Space is a high-impact startup ecosystem. The partnership will expand funding opportunities and technological support for early-stage tech startups.
The new partnership will see I’M IN accelerator and UCT GSB Solution Space remedy mutual challenges faced in the start-up ecosystem through collaboration with the aim of promoting Black-owned, high-growth tech startups with opportunities for the high-impact startups.
To quote the statements released during the press release, Shiela Yabo, the Programme Manager UCT GSB Solution Space said, “Working with I’M IN Accelerator is an amazing opportunity for us to address the huge challenges in the start-up ecosystem through high-end acceleration, seed capital, and commercialization support.”
“Through this partnership, we look forward to seeing how these entrepreneurs will progress and gain positive traction in their respective markets,” said Octavius Phukubye, Acting Accelerator Manager, I’M IN Accelerator.
I’M IN Accelerator: Founded in 2015 by IDF Capital, Website iminaccelerator.com
UCT GSB Solution Space: Founded in 2014 from the UCT Vice Chancellor’s Strategic Award and supported by MTN Group in 2015. Website http://gsbsolutionspace.uct.ac.za/