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2022 Jamlab Accelerator Programme sub-Saharan Africa

2022 Jamlab Accelerator Program sub-Saharan Africa

Fully Funded
May 01 - Nov 30, 2022
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Jamlab Accelerator Program is looking for applications from startups passionate about fixing what isn’t working in sub-Saharan African media.

The program offers a unique opportunity to fast-track your initiative. It will provide you with the tools, facilities, contacts, and support necessary to convert your ideas and ambitions into a commercially viable venture or product.

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Benefits of Jamlab Accelerator Program

The six teams selected from the sub-Saharan Africa program will receive the following:

  • Virtual mentorship and coaching from experienced media, startups, as well as tech experts and entrepreneurs.
  • Free places on a three-month Media Entrepreneurship course offered by the Wits Centre for Journalism.
  • Also, access to a technical support development team.
  • Opportunities to pitch to potential investors, funders, and various stakeholders with an MVP (minimum viable product).
  • In addition, access to the network which includes but is not limited to Programme Alumni.

You might also like: Glasgow’s Nature-Based Accelerator Program


How do you apply?

Complete this short application form to capture your details and confirm your eligibility and ability to participate.

You should 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 one’s role in the venture.


Deadline for Jamlab Accelerator Program application: 18 April 2022

Notification for successful Appliation: 6 May 2022

Six-Month Program: 16 May- 18 November 2022



Type of Opportunity Entrepreneurship Events
Event Date01 May,2022 to 30 November,2022
Deadline18 April,2022
Fieldproject focusing on media or journalism
Open toall countries across sub-Saharan Africa
Organizer Wits Centre for Journalism
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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