On Monday, 2nd October 2017 Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with @iBizAfrica launched an opportunistic program at the Strathmore University for women in tech who want to make a difference: The Woman in Tech Incubator programme.
Sammy Itemere, Kenya Government Principal Secretary of Broadcast and Telecommunications, spoke about importance of this incubator for Kenya at the launch. Not only will this programme invest in the brilliant minds of Kenyan women, but it will also ensure the development of technology for the country for the future.
The Women in Technology Incubator programme is Africa’s leading women in tech incubator which is aligning the call for more technology diversity as well as more opportunities for women to develop their leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
This programme combines world-class startup support (local and international), learning, mentorship and startup growth, all this while tackling the relevant challenges and opportunities for the Kenya as a country, as well as Africa as a continent.
If you are a creative Kenyan woman over 18 with an innovative entrepreneurial mind and have operating for 3 months – 2 years, then this is for you! By just being chosen to participate in this incubation programme, you will get:
Applicants may submit applications across, but not limited to, the following industries: Agribusiness, Education, IT, Mobile Solutions, Digital Banking, E-Commerce, E-Health and Fintech
After the 3 months incubation periods, 10 teams will compete to secure seed funding and an additional 9 months ongoing support from Standard Chartered and @iBizAfrica. The 5 top teams will receive up to USD 10,000 or KES.
Do you have what it takes to stand out of the crowd with your amazing tech innovations – click here to apply and let the world discover you.