Are you working on something that you think could reshape media or journalism in Africa? Do you have skills you could apply to creating great new media? Apply to join the Jamlab Accelerator Program 2023.
The Jamlab Accelerator Programme (JAP) in sub-Saharan Africa is a six-month hothouse for journalism and media innovators. The programme offers a unique opportunity to fast-track your initiative, providing you with the tools, facilities, contacts, and support necessary to convert your ideas and ambitions into a commercially viable venture or product.
Twenty-nine (29) teams have taken part in six iterations of the programme, with six of them succeeding in securing additional investment immediately after the programme. The programme will run from June to November 2023.
The six teams selected will receive the following:
NOTE: Successful startups will need a steady internet connection and a good command of speaking and writing in English.
You will be asked to write a short pitch setting out your idea for a new journalism start-up or describing your existing venture, and your ideas for growing and developing it further. Include in this pitch why and how your venture is innovating in the space. You will also be asked to provide short resumes of your key team, including a line on each person’s role in the venture.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
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