African Startups Acceleration Program by Mastercard & CcHub to Accelerate (Up to 100k USD Equity Free Grants)
Equity Free Funding: Qualified startups are entitled to $100k in equity free funding over the course of the accelerator program
Support & Mentoring: Startups can tap into our multidisciplinary experts for design, product, and tech optimization
Investor Network: Startups, through this program, would be exposed to investors to help scale their products
Startups must be Africa-focused and incorporated in Nigeria. They should be building solutions that address challenges across K-12, tertiary education, and vocational skills training.
Your Edtech Solution must possess these two qualities
EdTech Solution Based: Must have verifiable users aligned with our accelerator’s focus: education access, student learning, school management, and teacher/trainer effectiveness.
Inclusive Teams: Applicants should have a balanced team, passionate about education. Female founders of EdTech solution companies are strongly encouraged to apply
How to Apply
Applications will be reviewed in 3 stages
Interested innovators are to apply below. In this stage, the Edtech solutions will be assessed on the following criteria
- Problem/Solution Fit
- Founder Potential
- Business Model Fit
Selected EdTech solutions from the first stage will be assessed based on the following criteria
- Competitive Advantage
- Team Potential
The final stage will be an interview with applicants who have successfully gone through the assessment stage. A final selection will then be made, subject to due diligence.
Documents & Guides
Below are relevant document samples and guides that may aid your application.
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- Download study materials
- Download career resources
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