2024 Africa Tech Opportunities

Opportunity Deadline Details Type Sector
BRAIN (Bridging Research and Innovation) 3.0 for African Deeptech Startups January 26, 2024 Eligibility: African entrepreneurs with a strong deeptech innovation based on scientific research. $50k potential cash prize. Bootcamp / Training Program Deeptech, Robotics, Energy Sector, Health, Climate Tech, Biotech R&D
GSMA Humanitarian Innovation Fund February 12, 2024 Successful projects will receive a grant of between £100k and £250k. Grant Funding Digital-enabled solutions for those vulnerable to, or affected by, humanitarian crises
Accelerate Africa February 16, 2024 Future Africa & other investors “may write a pre-seed or seed stage check of $250k – $500k after the program” Accelerator (investment not guaranteed) Data, AI, Future of Work, Digital Health, Creator Economy, Sustainability, Retail Logistics
Savant Build Program February 16, 2024 Eligibility: Pre-seed & seed hardware solutions rooted in deep technology in the SADC region. Bootcamp / Training Program Circular Economy, Cleantech, Climate, Decarbonization, Deeptech, Manufacturing, Sustainability
CcHub Ed-Tech Accelerator in partnership with Mastercard Foundation – Cohort II (Nigeria) February 17, 2024 Eligibility: Nigerian edtechs with verifiable users. Up to $100k in grant funding. Grant Funding / Accelerator Edtech
Visa Africa Fintech Accelerator February 18, 2024 Eligibility: Seed to Series A African fintechs. Visa may invest in select startups. Accelerator (investment not guaranteed) Fintech
Qualcomm Make in Africa Startup mentorship program February 18, 2024 Eligibility: Africa-focused startups looking to apply advanced connectivity and processing technologies Bootcamp / Training Program Connectivity, AI, IoT, Deeptech, Energy, Automation
UNICEF StartUp Lab Accelerator Program (Ghana) February 29, 2024 Eligibility: Impact-driven startups in Ghana with open-source solutions or willingness to open-source their solutions. Each startup receives GHS 32,000 (~$2,500) in grant funding. Bootcamp / Training Program Health Tech, EdTech, Urban Tech, Climate, Fintech, WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene)
RAISEAfrica (Renewables Accelerators for Innovative Startups and Entrepreneurs in Africa) Pre-Accelerator February 29, 2024 Eligibility: Aspiring entrepreneurs in the early stages of developing a business idea. Up to €20k for most promising startups. Bootcamp / Training Program Renewable energy, Cleantech
RAISEAfrica (Renewables Accelerators for Innovative Startups and Entrepreneurs in Africa) Accelerator February 29, 2024 Eligibility: Entrepreneurs seeking market validation and business expansion. Up to €20k for most promising startups. Accelerator (funding not guaranteed) Renewable energy, Cleantech
Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Health March 1, 2024 Eligibility: Seed to Series A startups based in Africa but looking to scale internationally and leveraging AI to address health challenges. Bootcamp / Training Program Healthtech, AI
DMZ Cairo Incubator March 12, 2024 Eligibility: Early-stage African fintechs willing to work & conduct business from Cairo. Up to 300k EGP (~$10k) equity-free. Bootcamp / Training Program All
Morgan Stanley Inclusive Ventures Lab March 15, 2024 $250K for 5% equity for participants in the New York-based program and £250,000 for 5% equity for participants in the London-based program. Accelerator All
Norrsken Accelerator – Summer 2024 Cohort March 15, 2024 Standard terms are $125k for 7% equity. Accelerator All
MEST Africa Entrepreneurial Training Program (Class of 2025) March 18, 2024 Successful projects will receive a grant of between £100k and £250k. Bootcamp / Training Program All
Blue Venture Builder Africa March 29, 2024 Entrepreneurs in Angola, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Tanzania are invited to apply. Bootcamp / Training Program Blue Tech, Blue Economy