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The Incubator Program

This is a structured Incubator Program focused on grooming the African Blockchain StartUps, to spark creativity and ideas implementation around Distributed Ledger Technologies, insufficiently present in the Local Innovation and Entrepreneurship Landscape of Egypt and Zimbabwe.

Qualified candidates will be nurtured through a structured 4-Month course of Workshops, Training, Development, Mentor Sessions and Community Events, through facilitating connections with Investors and leading Blockchain Experts.

Incubator Stream Features

The Blockchain Incubator Stream offers a robust set of resources for new founders to use to launch and scale a Startup.

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Platform Support

Product development support from leading blockchain platform providers.

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Access to Economists

Marketplace and incentive design advice from world-leading economists.

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Business Support

Business development support from top-ranked Experts at the African Leadership University.

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Business Guidance and Investor Access

Meetings with a group of highly successful entrepreneurs and investors with expertise in scaling high-tech startups.

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Demo Day

The program concludes with a Demo Day providing startups the opportunity to pitch their business to investors, experts, and the Blockchain community.

Admission Criteria

We are looking for ambitious individuals that are forward thinking, innovative, and ready to take up challenges in creating the next Big Thing. These individuals must be dedicated, and committed to the project, hardworking, and with strong backgrounds in computer science (with expertise in languages such as C++, Javascript, Python, and Solidity is an asset), mathematics, statistics, business/entrepreneurship, economics, cryptography, blockchain, and any other related fields.

More specifically:

  • Citizen of Egypt or Zimbabwe.
  • Priorities are given to Female Applications.
  • Must be between 20 - 35 years of age.
  • Strong business case and market potential.
  • Both idea stage and early-stage (1 year) companies are encouraged to apply.

The Incubation Program is the combination of the following areas:

strategy assessment
Blockchain Technology

Provides overall insight into blockchain technology and connections with the industry.

Hands-on training and rapid prototyping
Business Education

Provides business knowledge, industry connections and introduction to investors.

Duration & Format

March - June, 2022

Hybrid: Virtual & Physical

Application Deadline

January 31, 2022

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