← Back to Awards

  • Awards
  • DATE :
  • REGION :
    South Africa

INJINI Competition for Edtech Innovations in Africa 2018

Apply HERE

Deadline: April 3, 2018.

Description:

Injini is the first EdTech dedicated incubator programme on the African continent. It is the only opportunity for EdTech entrepreneurs based anywhere in Africa to get industry specialist mentoring, support, scale up and funding introductions, and early stage funding.

Their programme is open to anyone from, based in or focused on any African country. We are determined to ensure cost is no barrier to joining our programme. We will cover the full cost of travel to and from Cape Town for all entrepreneurs and teams. We will pay stipends. We will cover accommodation for those that need it. We will cover all programme related travel.

Their mentors, dinner speakers, workshop leads are a mixture of general business, education and edtech experts. They have relationships with education business, government and charities at the international, national and local level. Unlike any other incubator or accelerator in Africa, their programme will involve a focus on the science of education and trialling and refining ideas in education settings, including working with leading academic partners.

Eligibility:

  • all genders
  • all ages
  • all countries
  • Interest in Education and Entrepreneurship

Benefits:

  • the programme will give you access to a unique network — not only those we know across the continent and world but your fellow cohort members.
  • Each year, 16 entrepreneurs and teams will come through their programme creating a powerful network for accessing expertise and scale and funding opportunities.
  • give each cohort up to R600k (~$50k) of funding.

More information HERE

Application Process