Adanian Labs has announced the launch of the Venture Building Program for 2022. The Pan African incubator is inviting tech entrepreneurs from exceptional startups from Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria, and South Africa to apply for the 2022 Cohort.
The programme which will run for 12 months is open to ‘vibrant technology-based startups with a prototype that can be further developed’. The incubator says that applying startups should have high impact potential and be led by passionate entrepreneurs. Youth and women are encouraged to apply.
Launched in 2020, Adanian Labs says it has already incubated fourteen groundbreaking tech startups across different sectors, established a partnership with Emergo Africa, and raised seed funding for 4 of its existing startups.
Some of the notable startups incubated at Adanian Labs:
- Afya Rekod – a consumer driven digital health data platform
- Phema Agri – an agriculture crowdfunding platform
- Paylend – an SME Credit lending solution
- and others including; Twaa, eCobba, Reward Ads, Bloow and Ada Animation
The incubator says their venture building program offers a blend of technology development, technical support, business mentorship, access to market, partnerships and funding while helping startups apply learn principles in processes, learning, iteration and scaling of their innovations.
Adanian Labs says its mission is to build 300 impact driven tech startups that are commercially viable and scalable across the continent and beyond, with a vision to create exponential impact on the African economy through youth empowerment.
“We aim to build the next generation of socially impactful and commercially driven companies that will change the world from Africa. We are intentional in how we support entrepreneurs by de-risking the potential for failure through a 360 degree intervention that takes care of the key resources needed to help startups succeed.” said Adanian Lab’s CEO, John Kamara.
“We are looking forward to receiving applications from sectors like FinTech, EduTech, AgriTech, HealthTech, EnviroTech, InsurTech, EnergyTech, Smart-City, MobilityTech, EmmersiveTech including IOT, Blockchain and AI startups. We believe in the potential bestowed upon the youth of Africa and are excited to take part in unleashing opportunities to help them harness tangiable value.” Further stated Kamara.
Adanian Labs says it uses its unique positioning to provide critical support for startups through an evolving socio-economic ecosystem revolving around the sharing of resources, creation, production, distribution, trade and consumption.