Applications are now open for funded Injini’s Incubation Programme 2020. Do you have a technology-driven or technology-enabled innovation that could improve educational outcomes in Africa? Are you looking to take your early-stage startup to the next level?
Injini is the first educational technology (EdTech) incubator or accelerator on the African continent. Based in South Africa, Injini invests in promising African EdTech startups and works closely with them to ultimately achieve their goal of positively impacting educational outcomes on the continent. Since its Inception in 2017, Injini’s Incubation Program has involved incubating and investing in the most promising early-stage startups from Africa and holding ecosystem development events across the continent to encourage broader innovation and evidence-driven EdTech solutions.
Further, if you are one of the selected Cohort 4 startups, you will participate in a five-month incubation programme that will take place both in Cape Town, South Africa and in your home market, where the team will support you remotely.
The Cohort 4 Incubation Programme will comprise of three phases.
Injin’s Incubation Porgramme will provide the selected start-ups with a grant of R100,000 to fund the startup. Additionally, Injini may offer an investment of up to R1 million for equity in your business considering your progress and trajectory.
Further, Injini covers the cost of international and domestic return flights to Cape Town, accommodation for the duration of Phase 1 and 2 and extends basic living stipends to subsidize the higher cost of living in Cape Town compared to other African cities. These expenses cover only the founders who are not already based in Cape Town.
However, all entrepreneurs are must cover their own food and in-country transportation costs. Injini will occasionally sponsor group meals and social events.
Injini is looking for EdTech startups that meet the following criteria to join us for our Cohort 4 program:
Eligible candidates must apply for the funded Injin’s Incubation programme by completing and submitting the online application form. Along with the application, the candidates must also describe the nature of their startup.
The applicants must submit the application for the funded Injin’s Incubation program until 10 December 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for the incubation program.
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