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Tech African Women Programme 2022 for Female-led Startups (Funded trip to Rwanda + Cash grants)

Deadline: August 10 and August 17, 2022

Tech African Women is a programme led by BetaCube and supported by UNECA dedicated to building a strong female-led tech Startup pipeline and community in Africa. The programme will run from August to December 2022 and is composed of three main phases:

  • An intensive 3-days training bootcamp & pitching competition to be held in Tunisia, Senegal, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
  • A 2-months online incubation program for the best 8 startups.
  • Immersive days and Final ceremony in Rwanda.

Benefits

Bootcamp

  • An invitation to participate in a 3-day intensive training bootcamp in your country.
  • A cash grant of $2,000 for the winning team per country.
  • A fully funded trip to Rwanda for 2 winning projects per country to pitch in the final ceremony.

Incubation Program

  • Access to a pool of tech & design experts to develop your MVP.
  • Personal Support from a startup coach.
  • Customized one to one coaching sessions with top experts in Marketing & Finance.
  • Intercultural journey of learning from entrepreneurs from Tunisia, Tanzania, Ethiopia & Senegal.
  • A cash grant of $7,000 for the best startup at the end of the program.

Eligibility

  • All participants must be female between 18 and 35 years old.
  • Have an idea of a tech startup that is addressing at least one of the SDGs.
  • Be a national of one of the targeted countries: Tunisia, Tanzania, Senegal & Ethiopia.
  • Be available and committed to attending all the bootcamp sessions physically in addition to the online incubation phase.
  • Be able to communicate fluently in French or English.

Application

The application deadline for Tunisia is August 10, 2022 and the deadline for Ethiopia, Senegal and Tanzania is August 17, 2022.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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