ISO Accelerate program is now open for applications

The program will build the capacity of tech hubs, incubators, and accelerators from across Africa to better support the growth of impactful tech and tech-enabled businesses making them ready and attractive to investors, funders, and strategic partners.

You will become part of a collaborative and learning community of industry peers.

Program offering

Ultimately the program will help you improve the impact and growth of your entrepreneurs hence improving your attractiveness to funders and partners.

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Development of strategy and roadmap for enhancing your support to entrepreneurs

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Improve your capacity to get businesses ready for a seed, mezzanine, or pre-series A round of investing

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Program design

Redefine your capacity building programs for your entrepreneurs



Training on cohort acquisition, program design; mentor engagement; investor relations, and not least fundraising and financial sustainability



A network and community of African peers – and introductions to international players and resources

About the ISO Accelerate program

Trainers and facilitators: The program will be delivered by a diverse and experienced team of African and international experts. They bring practical, own experience in building and growing entrepreneur support, accelerating growth, and making entrepreneurs investment-ready.

Target group: Founders and key leadership of tech hubs, incubators, and accelerators from across Africa. The program will support a cohort of 15 organisations with 2 participants per organisation.

Support: Attendance (flight and accommodation) of the in-person boot camp will be funded.

Activities: 5-day in-person boot camp, followed by 3 virtual workshops and ongoing 1on1 support.

Duration: 5 months

Diverse and experienced team of African and international experts

Funded flight and accommodation of the in-person boot camp

The ISO Accelerate program will last for five months

Eligibility criteria

Tech hub, incubator, accelerator with 5+ years of operations

Running programs for and supporting tech and tech-enabled post-revenue businesses

Based in Africa

1-2 founder(s) or leadership members committed to attending all the program

Wish to grow your organisation and improve your support of entrepreneurs

Application details

Application deadline
15th Sept 2023 at 23:59 East African time

Apply here:

Contact person
For inquiries and questions please contact Eugene Eluerkeh on


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Key partners

We continue to look for and develop partnerships with likeminded organisations in support of the entrepreneurs who will change Africa. These are some the partners that we are currently working with.