11 Disruptive Startups Chosen for Cohort 3 of the ASIP Accelerator Program powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech






Africa’s main tech Accelerator, Startupbootcamp AfriTech, along with anchor companion and main telecoms big, Telecel Group, have chosen the contributors of the much-coveted Accelerator Program, the Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) .

The intrinsic worth of startups in Africa lies of their skill to construct quick and efficient options to urgent challenges. Through the years one other key side has come to the fray; scaling throughout borders. The ASIP Accelerator has managed to assist founders fine-tune their enterprise fashions whereas additionally facilitating entry into new markets corresponding to Senegal.

This has been doable by means of a historic partnership with DER/FJ, which was established to advance Entrepreneurship for Ladies and Youth in Senegal by the President of the Republic, His Excellency Macky Sall. Giving a keynote on the occasion, Senior Innovation Lead Adrien Schwarz stated;

“We’re impressed with the work that Startupbootcamp AfriTech  is doing and are excited that there have been thrice extra Francophone founders in comparison with the earlier years. This validates the calibre of startups in Francphone international locations and likewise exhibits that their publicity to acceleration has improved. It’s also great to see the progress that the previous Senegalese startups specifically Proxalys,Parcsmart and Yobante have made”

Anchored by telecoms big Telecel, the Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) goals to assist the following era of early-stage African tech startups which can be disrupting key business verticals that embody FinTech, InsureTech, AgriTech, Local weather-tech, eCommerce, Digital Well being, and CleanTech, Mobility, Micro-leasing, and digitizing the casual financial system. 

“Telecel is pleased with the nice effort that was put into this cohort 3 of the Telecel Group ASIP accelerator program powered by SBC AfriTech,” says Telecel Group Government Deputy and ASIP Director Eleanor Azar. “Now we have distinctive startups with progressive and positively disruptive methods of treating the African challenges that they’ve got down to resolve and construct their startups round. To those that didn’t make it into the highest 10, I want you all of the luck, you ought to be proud that you’ve come out on prime of greater than 2,000 purposes obtained into this system. “

Different companions embody the Dutch Entrepreneurial Improvement Financial institution (FMO), AWS,Freshworks, Google and Firstbase.

Members will obtain an intensive three-month teaching and assist program to speed up their development and advantages price US$750 000. Startups may even have entry to the worldwide Accelerator Squared platform which has an entire library of content material, group workshops, 1:1 mentoring, and collaborative periods with Entrepreneurs in Residence, and invite-only dialogue boards with founders from across the globe.

This system will happen in Dakar, Senegal and startups will probably be hosted on the D-hub, – an area commissioned by DER/FJ

“We’re excited by the standard of startups on this cohort,” commented Program Director Henry Ojour. ”20% of them have utilized earlier than, 50% utilized on the suggestions of an alumni founder and all are submit MVP & Put up income with a number of within the development stage. Cohort 3 firms are constructing in over 12 verticals and we’ve a 30% feminine founder ratio. It’s undoubtedly going to be 13 weeks of far reaching progress & impression, ” he added.

We’re honored to announce that the next startups will probably be becoming a member of the 2023 ASIP cohort 3:

Kyanda Africa is a revolutionary Kenyan fintech platform that gives companies and people with handy and dependable cash switch options. The startup has a community of brokers, API gateway, and varied entry channels corresponding to USSD, Cellular App & Whatsapp Chatbots making the companies customizable depending on the customers’ wants 

PharmaServ is a Nigerian SaaS product, which automates the method of gross sales orders, monitoring gross sales staff efficiency, and reconciling incoming buy orders, funds, and invoices for well being manufacturers. It is a labor-intensive course of that’s nonetheless predominantly handbook for many native firms in rising markets.

Sodishop is a Malian markeplace, a web based gross sales and buy platform, current in 4 international locations in West Africa, we ship 1000’s of orders monthly throughout Mali, Senegal, Guinea and the Côte d’ Ivoire.

BD Waste is a Ghanaian GreenTech startup that mixes fintech and sustainability to get well Plastic waste from communities. Their Digicycle product permits prospects to straight deposit plastic waste into their digital wallets and obtain credit score for it. This credit score can be utilized to buy knowledge packages, airtime, meals objects, stationery, and medical insurance. 

Limawa, whose Senegalese founder operates in Côte d’Ivoire goals to sort out the problems of meals conservation and transportation by means of photo voltaic powered splits air conditioners that may attain -2 °C (designed in CI by our staff). Limawa presents an progressive and cost-efficient various to industrial compressors for the chilly chain business. This answer is appropriate for vans, containers and trailers. 

Parkwell is a Nigerian on-line sharing Platform that matches drivers with obtainable, secure parking areas and helps property homeowners checklist their parking areas for optimum use. The digital parking platform integrates parking amenities and connects it to cell for a seamless expertise.

Jand2Gidi, additionally from Nigeria, presents ‘Logistics As A Service’ to B2B and B2B2C prospects whose customers are engaged in cross-border commerce. They’ve constructed delivery APIs to supply the identical hassle-free, clear, and trackable delivery companies to their B2B retailers to allow them develop sooner after practically a decade of constructing sturdy, cutting-edge freight forwarding and final mile supply companies 

Moja Trip from Côte d’Ivoire has made its mission to allow higher and cleaner mobility companies to African cities by making financing straightforward and accessible for all transportation professionals. Drivers and transport firms can simply qualify for brand new automobile loans and automobile repairs by merely working with Moja Trip’s superior digital fare fee and reserving applied sciences. 

SafeTrack is a Morrocan expertise startup that enables a 75 % discount in water consumption for irrigation at 20 % of the value of its opponents. Their IoT answer of geolocation and monitoring 100 % cell, easy upkeep and which doesn’t require any IT infrastructure. Composed of revalued smartphones and sensors and different inexpensive units, and a cloud software program platform developed internally.”

Chestify AI Labs from Ghana gives an AI platform that offers a extremely correct algorithm for diagnosing chest X Ray pathologies. Two-thirds of the world’s inhabitants of over 5 billion folks with no entry to a radiologist and radiologic diagnostic assist instruments  and Chestify’s mission is to aggressively sort out the socio-economic and well being misery created by insufficient radiology Infrastructure and the presence of fewer radiologists in Africa.

Yoonema is a Senegalese social e-commerce platform that gives a frictionless,distinctive and simplified expertise to e-buyers who need high quality merchandise and B2B gamers who supply a full international e-commerce expertise to their shoppers.

The ASIP Accelerator powered by SBC AfriTech will culminate in a web based Demo Day on S25 Might 2023 the place startup founders pitch their disruptive options to a broad viewers of media, traders, company companions, and business stakeholders.

About Startupbootcamp AfriTech

Startupbootcamp AfriTech was launched in 2017 as the primary multi corporate-backed pan-African startup accelerator. We run world-class accelerator packages, working with among the most disruptive startups on the continent. We offer entry to our international community of company companions, traders, and mentors. For extra data go to: http://bit.ly/sbcafritech

About Africa Startup Initiative

ASIP is a program based by Moh Damush, Telecel Group CEO as a CSR exercise. ASI Program contributes in a significant technique to the African Continent to assist the younger startups whose progressive concepts are making a distinction of their communities, exposes them to the worldwide organizations, and bridges the information and experience to permit them to draw companions that may add worth to their startups. For extra data on the ASIP, go to www.asiprogram.com

 About Telecel Group

Telecel Group operates in 4 totally different strains of enterprise all underneath the telecom business: (1) Telecel Cellular, owns and operates a number of cell operators in Africa and Europe; (2) Telecel World Companies, gives wholesale, enterprise, and digital safety companies to telecom operators and enterprises worldwide; (3) Telecel Play, a digital platform that’s digitizing cell customers; and (4) Africa Startup Initiative Program helps progressive startups in Africa and presents them funding and steering to scale and For extra data on the Telecel Group program, go to http://telecelgroup.com 

 About Der/FJ

Der/FJ is an establishment underneath the authority of the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal and it was launched by President Macky Sall in 2018 as a way to assist entrepreneurs all through Senegal. This assist is given by means of each monetary and non-financial companies, with an emphasis on sectors that embody expertise and innovation, therefore the creation of the D-hub incubator. For extra details about DER/FJ go to https://der.sn/

 About FMO

FMO is the Dutch Entrepreneurial Improvement financial institution. As a number one impression investor, FMO helps sustainable personal sector development in growing international locations and rising markets by investing in bold initiatives and entrepreneurs. FMO believes {that a} robust personal sector results in financial and social growth and has a near 50-year confirmed monitor document of empowering folks to make use of their abilities and enhance their high quality of life. FMO focuses on three sectors which have a excessive growth impression: monetary establishments, power, and agribusiness, meals & water. With a dedicated portfolio of EUR 9.3 billion spanning over 85 international locations, FMO is among the bigger bilateral personal sector growth banks globally. For extra data: please go to www.fmo.nl

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