Why you no longer hear about Nigeria’s fast rising tech-talent accelerator, Switch

For a while now, there’s been speculation mounting around the possible non-operation of one of Nigeria’s fast rising tech-talent accelerators, Switch. Launched around November 2016, Switch is barely up to a year old, so the slight thought of its possible exit from the market shouldn’t be up for discussion. But surprisingly, even though there is… Read more Why you no longer hear about Nigeria’s fast rising tech-talent accelerator, Switch

Nigeria’s CcHub selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Nigeria’s Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme next year, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs’ skills for scaling their businesses. CcHub said it had received over 280 applications from startups across Africa for the accelerator, which begins in January and is implemented by the German… Read… Read more Nigeria’s CcHub selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

20 Nigerian startups selected for She Leads Africa accelerator

Twenty Nigerian startups across a variety of sectors have been selected to take part in the Lagos-based 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, at the end of which they will compete for NGN2 million (US$5,600) in funding. She Leads Africa has partnered with the Work in Progress! Alliance, OCP, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Cointreau and Intel… Read more 20 Nigerian startups selected for She Leads Africa accelerator

Google expands Launchpad Accelerator to 7 more African countries

Google has expanded its six-month, equity-free Launchpad Accelerator programme to seven more African countries. Disrupt Africa reported in February Google was bringing the Launchpad Accelerator to Africa, aimed at assisting startups in leveraging Google’s latest technologies to scale their businesses through mentoring. At that time, only startups from Kenya, Nigeria… Read full story here