African Tech Vision (ATV) has announced the start of the 2nd mentorship program which kicks off on the 7th of March 2022. The non-profit organisation which supports early stage female tech founders says it selected 26 founders after a rigorous interview process.
The founders will undergo a 10 week mentorship program that has been designed to help them learn, share and grow with other like-minded entrepreneurs , and domain experts in the international and local tech startup scene.
The 26 startups chosen come from 11 countries across the continent. Some of them started their business based on the desire to contribute positively to their respective communities, others are focused on addressing inefficiencies in their respective industries
‘We strongly believe in the power of collaboration and mentorship as a valuable impact on entrepreneurs. Mentoring can help solve pressing problems, and we matchmake founders with high-impact mentors who provide curated knowledge and essential skills. It is about supporting each other to expand and grow so that everyone wins’, said ATV founder Sohaila Ouffata
The selected Startups per country:
- Kenya: Chaqula Ltd, Chiswara, Class Measures Ltd, Fleetsimplify, and Ustawi Africa
- Uganda: ClinicPesa, and Waape
- Tanzania: Tanzania Health and Medical Foundation
- Zambia: Cash Tank
- Botswana: Go Smart Valuea
- Namibia: Lago Medical Supplies
- South Africa: Urban Unbutu, and SeromedTech
- Cameroon: Data Girl Techologies
- Ghana: Byte the Bits, and Studentshubhg
- Nigeria: Agrodemy, CodeLn, My Food Angels, MyChassis, Owoafora, Quidroo, Reflect Robotics, and Rent Small Media
- Also selected from the US: SpurtX