Eleven Nigerian Startups and several others from Africa have been named to take part in the Make-IT Accelerator programme to be hosted by The Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) in Lagos, Nigeria, and NaiLab in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Make-IT in Africa focuses on promoting tech entrepreneurship for sustainable and inclusive economic development in Africa and on strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem as a whole.
The accelerator programme received over 280 applications from startups across Africa and will begin this month. The accelerator is being implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ), Endeva, CcHub and Nailab on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as part of BMZ’s Digital Africa Initiative.
The Make-IT Accelerator will be looking to help startups to scale their innovation and achieve growth, cooperation and investment readiness.
Here is a list of the startups that made the cut:
The 13 startups that will undergo the nine-month program at CcHub from January 2018 are as follows:
From Nigeria: Doctoora E-Health Ltd, DoLessons,EMBINIX AUTOMATION ,Insight Africa, Kitovu Technology Company,MyKolo,Placements Africa ,PreDiagn, Print Anything Nigeria, Social Lender and Slide Safe
From Ghana: Ghalani
From Sierra Leone: Track Your Build
The 15 startups that will undergo the nine-month program at NaiLab from January 2018 are as follows:
From Kenya: AB3D (African Born 3D Printing), Annona,DaktariPap Solutions,Genexe Engineering,Gjenge Enterprises,GrassRoots Bima,ICT for Development Kenya,Micrive Infinite Limited, RedHunt,Sauti East Africa Limited,Taimba Ltd, TECH KIDZ AFRICA and ZOA.
From Uganda: clinicPesa and Kaaro Health