Accelerators & Incubators
Policy & Regulation
Singapore VC firm Expara to invest in startups combating Covid-19
Interested startups may apply until April 30 this year.
Grindstone Accelerator raises $1.5M from the SA SME Fund, partners with Google for Startups & Deloitte
Grindstone will use the funding to double intake numbers, digitise learning content and run annual programmes in both Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Grab-IMDA partnership aims to help Singaporean startups expand overseas
Grab-IMDA partnership encourages global expansion for Singaporean startups, foodpanda embraces contactless delivery in today's afternoon news.
Microsoft Israel to Set Up Social Enterprise Accelerator
Microsoft is looking for companies operating in the fields of sustainability, accessibility, humanitarian activities, cultural heritage, and the health sector.
Microsoft launches start-ups initiative to empower social entrepreneurs
Microsoft, through its Microsoft for Start-ups initiative, has announced the launch of its Global Social Entrepreneurship programme in Kenya.
HBMSU launches University Entrepreneurship Programme
Move falls in line with 'Fifty Year Charter' and unified effort to prepare cognitively qualified entrepreneurs.
SparkLabs to pour USD 100,000 in IoT startups via new accelerator
SparkLabs has invested in over 280 companies across six continents to date.
Grab launches accelerator programme in Vietnam
Vietnam is the first country where Grab introduced Grab Ventures Ignite (GVI).
Lily Health & Oky
Kenya’s Lily Health & Oky among 6 startups selected into Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator
Kenya’s Lily Health & Oky are among the 6 startups selected in the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator which was launched in May 2019.
Dubai StartUp Hub aims to identify, mentor Emirati entrepreneurs
Dubai Chamber also launches Training & Mentorship Academy.
Skymind, a UK-based US$800M fund, expanding to grow AI ecosystems of Indonesia, Malaysia
The fund sees strong potential in Malaysia and Southeast Asian to build a thriving AI ecosystem and make the region a global AI hub.
District 2020 calls for start-ups to be part of its innovation ecosystem
District 2020 will be a mixed-use community and innovation ecosystem that will contribute to the growth of Dubai's innovation economy.
Wadi Makkah Ventures Company invests in Saryah, a technology startup
Saryah Company provides an electronic platform which offers information about the most prominent religious, historical, and tourist sites in the kingdom and the region.
3 Kenyan startups to host MIT Sloan Global Entrepreneurship Lab projects
Kenyan startups AT Labs, Lori Systems and SunCulture have been selected to host Global Entrepreneurship Laboratory (G-Lab) projects, which will help them gain significant insights from MIT MBA students.
Founders’ Support program concludes pilot cycle with ten tech-enabled startups in Egypt
The ten startups were Furnwish, Leadership Factory, CUP, Raseedi, Pas-sport, Esorus, TechieMatter, AlMatjar, Clinprime and ElCoach.
Wamda X second cohort launches with 13 promising startups
The current programme received 650 applications of which 43 per cent of applicants had a market-ready product.
Microsoft Selects 54 Startups From India For Mentorship Programme
Wholesalebox, Medcords, Spider G and Rapidor are among the startups selected.
Nigerian startup Edves takes part in renowned global ed-tech accelerator
Nigerian startup Edves has become the first African company to take part in the Go Edtech Accelerator run by MindCET, which helps early-stage companies expand and raise capital.
The Cairo Angels
MINT Incubator’s Spring‘20 applications are now open for its intensive 3-month program
MINT Incubator by EGBANK comes to you in partnership with The Cairo Angels, Egypt's first formal angel investment network, investing in and supporting early-stage startups in Egypt and across the MENA region.
Antler injects $1.4m into 14 startups from third Singapore cohort
The group of companies operate in sectors such as ecommerce, business-to-business software-as-a-service, greentech, and proptech, among others.
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