The ASIP Accelerator Program is now open and looking for African startups that are making a difference in the following areas:
They are looking for new projects, innovations, and business solutions to the most critical problems for you and your community. Any idea from any part of the world, at any level, is okay in addition to AgriTech and Supply Chain, FinTech, Machine Learning (Data Analytics), IoT and Connectivity, Cybersecurity, RegTech, and Clean Tech.
The program’s primary goal is to find early-stage businesses, train them, and help them grow. It does this through rigorous coaching, pilot projects, and Proof of Concept, leading to longer-term business deals.
For your startup to take part in this program, it must:
- Must be registered with the government
- At least two people should work on the project and spend at least half of their time on it.
- Have customers or clients who use the products or services.
- Being able to bring in money through sales of products and services
The hybrid program begins in Dakar and comes to a head with a live Demo Day. On this day, company founders showcase their game-changing solutions to a large group of investors, corporate partners, and business leaders.
The ten businesses selected to participate in the program will each receive benefits worth more than EUR 500,000. These benefits will include credits from AWS, Hubspot, Google Cloud Services, and other companies. The financial investment comes in the form of 15,000 EUR for each company from the ASIP Accelerator.
How to apply
To sign up for the ASIP Accelerator Program, click here. The last day to apply is November 11, 2022, and the program starts on February 20, 2023.