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Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) Let’s Build Africa Program 2024 For African Start-Up

In a significant step toward fostering innovation and collaboration across the African continent, Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) proudly unveils the “Let’s Build Africa Program.” This program is a transformative initiative that is designed to empower start-ups, equipping them with the tools and resources needed for intra-African expansion.

The Let’s Build Africa Program represents a pivotal opportunity in Africa’s entrepreneurial journey, bridging borders and nurturing a vibrant innovation ecosystem. As start-ups converge, collaborate, and create, the program aims to drive sustainable growth and impact across the continent.

The Components of this Program

This transformative program comprises the following key components:

  1. Call for Applications and Selection: Where there will be rigorous selection processes that will identify promising ventures poised for growth. The selected start-ups will then be involved in the next components.
  2. Pitch Sessions/events: To help refine business models and receive valuable feedback.
  3. Ecosystem Tours: Start-ups will embark on facilitated tours across key African markets, including Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, and Namibia. This is to promote exposure, learning, and collaboration.
  4. Product Showcases: An opportunity for start-ups to showcase their innovative products to a curated audience.
  5. Market Linkages and Ongoing Support: Over six months, CcHUB’s team of experts will continuously support start-ups through market linkages, mentorship, and strategic guidance.

CcHUB Lets Build Africa Program Details

Application DeadlineJune 30, 2024
TypeEntrepreneurs
SponsorCo-Creation Hub(Cc-HUB )
GenderALL

Advantages of CcHUB Lets Build Africa Program

  1. As part of the program, selected start-ups can pitch their ideas to influential ecosystem players and potential investors. This exposure can significantly boost visibility, attract funding, and open doors for collaboration.
  2. Participating start-ups embark on guided tours within focus countries such as Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, or Namibia. These tailored tours provide firsthand insights into local markets, business environments, and cultural nuances.
  3. The program facilitates direct interactions with potential customers, collaborators, and industry experts. Meaning start-ups can build valuable relations, explore partnerships, and receive valuable product or service feedback.
  4. After the ecosystem tour, start-ups benefit from six months of ongoing support. During this period, CcHUB’s experts will offer you advisory services related to target markets, business strategies, and growth opportunities.
  5. This program will also provide you with Market Opportunity Packs (MOP) that offer valuable insights into the countries the innovators will visit. These packs include market research, regulatory information, and practical tips for navigating local business landscapes.
  6. Finally, the start-ups get a platform to showcase their innovative products to collaborators, investors, and potential customers. This might enable partnerships, investment deals, and increased market reach.

Start-up’s Requirements for CcHUB Lets Build Africa Program

To participate in this Lets Build Africa Program, your start-up must:

  • Beat the scale-up stage.
  • Registered in an African country.
  • Have at least one of the founders be an African national.

How to Apply

If you’re interested and meet the qualifications, head over to the Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) application form.

For additional information and program details, visit CcHUB’s LinkedIn page.

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