Pangea Blue Economy Accelerator for African Startups and Innovative Solutions in Kenya 2021 (Win up to $500,000 USD)

Pangea Accelerator invites applications for the Pangea Blue Economy Accelerator for African Startups in 2021.

Are you a startup providing innovative solutions in the blue economy sector looking to join a program that aims to support you with personalized coaching, business-to-business sales opportunities, and adaptive learning to meet your unique needs and Investment? Pangea has unveiled Kenya’s first-ever Blue Economy accelerator program. It is aimed at advancing a sustainable blue economy ecosystem in Kenya as a vehicle for economic development and growth through the creation of jobs and reduction of poverty.

The program is designed to support women and youth-owned, ocean-based enterprises to sustain business growth through facilitating access to financing, business support, and technology adoption. We see a need for ecosystem building in Africa and hope to play a role in driving the Blue economy sector forward.

Worth of Award

The 3 month program focus on supporting the startups in these areas:

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Business 2 Business Sales Opportunities

  • The program will support entrepreneurs access market linkages through B2B opportunities with leading businesses in the sector.

Adaptive Learning

  • Entrepreneurs will undergo an intensive period of business evaluation and diagnosis. The curriculum is then tailored to meet the unique needs of each company.

Access to Seed Capital

  • The program will groom participants to have the necessary tools and skills to secure investment from a pre-selected pool of investors. The program focuses on two categories of investors focusing on early stage funding of up to $100,000 USD or seed funding which ranges up to $500,000 USD.

Personalized Coaching

Experienced coaches will facilitate scheduled or need-based mentorship to provide personalized attention in addressing each company’s needs. Coaches also support tailoring growth strategies and pathways.

Eligibility

How to Apply

All applications ahould be made online via the official website.

Deadline: The deadline for application is August 29th, 2021.

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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