The Normal Chartered Girls in Tech Cohort 6 Program has opened purposes in Kenya with a mission to help feminine founders and assist them develop their companies.
The Normal Chartered Girls in Expertise is an initiative of Normal Chartered in partnership with Strathmore College’s @iBizAfrica incubator. It combines world-class startup help with native and worldwide expertise to offer Africa’s best and enticing startup incubation program specializing in immersive studying, mentorship, constructing and rising Africa’s subsequent iconic startups taking up the continent’s most related challenges and alternatives with the help of seed capital.
In accordance to the Incubator,they’re searching for to recruit the most effective entrepreneurial minds, women-led tech startups as key drivers of innovation in enterprise.The precept founder have to be a lady,above 18 years of age,Of Kenyan nationality or everlasting residency.
The Incubator can also be concentrating on Kenyan startups that are constructing technological options aimed toward mitigating Kenyan socio-economic challenges.The chosen startup ventures needs to be sector agnostic and embed parts of rising applied sciences in constructing their options resembling Synthetic Intelligence, Web of Issues; Large Knowledge; Machine Studying; Robotics; Augmented & Digital Actuality; 3D & 4D Printing; Cloud Computing; Large Knowledge; Blockchain; Drone Expertise and Biometrics e.t.c inside their respective sectors.
The candidates have to be Girls led startup ventures and the groups needs to be made up of not less than 50% girls.
Principal applicant have to be the founder with a majority stake and the enterprise will need to have 3 months to lower than 2 years of operation searching for help for proof of idea, buyer, product and enterprise mannequin growth.
The startups have to be pre-revenue with early traction (customers). Put up income is an added benefit,they need to not have obtained funding of greater than KES. 500,000 and never participated in an analogous program within the final 1 12 months.
Chosen startups will participate in a 12-week immersive studying expertise, achieve entry to a community of teaching specialists, and entry B2B networking alternatives. They may even participate in personalised mentorship periods to handle their distinctive enterprise wants.
The highest seven finalists will obtain KES1 million (US$7,500) in equity-free grant seed funding, in addition to 9 months of ongoing help from Normal Chartered and @iBizAfrica to help with go-to-market and scale.
Functions are open right here till Might 28.