The UK-Kenya Tech Hub will work in partnership with Future Females Business School in support of 30 female-led GreenTech businesses. The program aims to impact early-stage businesses working towards creating entrepreneurial solutions that protect and conserve the environment with technologies that are eco-friendly. Some of the businesses targeted are renewable energy, wastewater recycling, eco-friendly fashion, collection of trash, cleaning products, among others.
Founders who are already working on GreenTech solutions and looking to upskill in a manner that strategically utilizes technology to grow their businesses sustainably are encouraged to apply.
Benefits of the program
- A 3-month virtual program covering 10 actionable modules.
- Weekly coaching sessions
- Guest feature masterclass with leading industry experts
- Support to scale their businesses
To apply you must be a Kenyan-based female entrepreneur with a GreenTech early-stage startup or business idea and is passionate about creating sustainable yet impactful solutions to society.
UK-Kenya Tech Hub
The UK-Kenya Tech Hub is one of several global international tech partnerships developed by the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport to promote sustainable economic growth and development. Established in 2019, the hub has already had an impact on the Kenyan startup ecosystem by partnering in the delivery of programs such as the Legends Series, UK-Africa Female Tech Founders Program, MSME and SME Digitization, the B2B platform Jukua platform, and Perks – a gig economy platform.
As reported by Platform Africa, The UK-Kenya Tech Hub is in full compliance and support of the Gender Equality Act (2014) and has made necessary application adjustments to accommodate women entrepreneurs to the UK- Africa’s Female Tech Founders Programme and GoGlobal 2021 programs.
The application window is open till February 22, 2021, with 30 spots remaining for the pilot program that starts on March 8, 2021.