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Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator Kenya Program 2020

 Standard Chartered in partnership with Strathmore University @iBizAfrica incubator is inviting Kenyan female entrepreneurs for its Women in Technology Incubator.

Application Deadline: 5th November 2019 at 00:00

Eligible Countries: Kenya

To be Taken at (Country): Strathmore University, Nairobi Kenya

About the Award: The Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator Kenya is Africa’s leading women in tech incubator, aligning with calls for more diversity in technology and for more opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial and leadership excellence. The program is an initiative of Standard Chartered in partnership with Strathmore University ‘s @iBizAfrica.

The program combines world class startup support with local and international experience to provide Africa’s most competitive and attractive startup incubation program focusing on immersive learning, mentorship, building and growing Africa’s next iconic startups taking on the continent’s most relevant challenges and opportunities.

Fields: Applicants may submit applications across the following thematic areas:

  1. Agribusiness
  2. Education
  3. ICT
  4. E-Commerce
  5. E-Health
  6. Fintech

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: We are seeking to recruit the best entrepreneurial minds, women-lead startup teams leveraging on technology as a key driver of innovation in business. The applicant must:

  1. be a woman
  2. be the CEO with equal or majority ownership in the company
  3. 18 and above
  4. of Kenyan nationality

Selection Criteria: 

Value of Award: What do Participants Get?

  1. Three months incubation at Strathmore University’s leading business and innovation incubator
  2. Mentorship from world class mentors
  3. Coaching by top business, technology and legal professionals
  4. Immersive, world-class entrepreneurship curriculum
  5. Networking and exposure to expand your business networks
What do Winners Get?
  1. USD 10,000 or KES 1,000,000 equity-free grant seed funding for the top 5 winners
  2. 9 months ongoing support from Standard Chartered and @iBizAfrica to assist with go-to market and scale

Responsibilities

  1. Participants must be physically available to attend the program over the three months incubation
  2. Participant accommodation costs are not catered for

How to Apply: Got what it takes? Apply now!

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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