Pangea Accelerator's program: Call for Applications

By Lincoln Njogu
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  Published 30 Jan 2018
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Pangeais an accelerator program (in Nairobi) and an investment platform (in Oslo) that matches African startups with investors. They create an enabling environment, where African entrepreneurs can develop competence and access relevant networks and capital in order to reach their full potential.
In partnership with @iBiz Africa (and Innovation Norway, Katapult Accelerator, The Factory Oslo and other partners),Pangeahas launched a 3-month milestone-based accelerator program for Kenyan startups. They are bringing together renowned experts to build your entrepreneurship skills, including Design Without Borders, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Longitude Finance, BDO and others. And participation in thePangeaAccelerator is completely free for startups! Moreover,the final 10 start-ups will win up to 50,000 US Dollars in investment, access to their global investor network and placement on their crowd investment platform, enabling them to secure further funding.
Pangea is looking for both pre-revenue startups and companies already generating revenue that are impact-driven (i.e. great for the environment, community, and employment opportunities), scalable (nationally and internationally) and solving global challenges in diverse sectors. Whether your company is in fintech, film, farming or any other sector (whether tech-related or not):Pangeais the accelerator for you.
The program focuses on scalability and validation in addition to making startups investment-ready. They work to give companies the tools to grow as well as connect them to International and Diaspora investors, mentors, advisors, partners and expertise.
Investment: Up to $50.000 per startup
Application deadline:19/02/2018.
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