Applications are now open for Go Global Africa which is seeking startups from South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya who are looking to take their ventures to the next level and participate in a 2-week acceleration programme in the UK.
The UK has produced 1 in 5 of the continent’s billion-dollar tech unicorns and is home to the big European tech investors, with 7 of Europe’s 10 leading unicorn venture capital hunter funds and more than 2.1 million people working in the digital economy according to Go Global.
The UK’s International Tech Hub Network launches its search for Kenyan, Nigerian and South African Startups to join the country’s Go Global 2019 programme. This is an opportunity for start-ups using technology to solve local issues, to participate in an exciting and intensive programme in the UK to learn how to build their business to develop global solutions.
Successful applicants will be sponsored to join a delegation of ambitious African start-ups to the UK for a 2-week immersive programme in March 2019. The programme will help companies to improve their business skills and capability, build links with the UK’s thriving tech sector and work with UK expertise to take their business to the next level.
Application deadline: 30 January 2019 (12 pm)
Judging panels: 7 – 14 February 2019
Travel dates to the UK: 23 March – 4 April 2019
Note that startups will also need to be available for a preparation session in their home countries during week commencing 4th March.