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East Africa: Wazo Challenge East Africa is taking applications from East Africa-based entrepreneurs using technology to solve problems in several sectors, including healthcare. Benefits for selected entrepreneurs include participating in a 4-week venture building bootcamp, a demo day pitch to investors, and a $10,000 grant. Applying innovators must be between 18 – 30 years old. Apply here.
Deadline: Sept. 16 (Closing soon)
Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa: Unicorn Group is accepting applications for the third cohort of its 10-week incubation program for entrepreneurs working across several sectors, including healthcare. Participating startups will gain access to mentorship, training, workspace and up to $1 million worth of funding. Apply here.
Deadline: Sept. 20
Kenya: Kenya National Innovation Agency, Villgro Africa, ICChange & Kijenzi are partnering to host an innovation bootcamp for local health-tech innovators. Participants will gain vital business skills for scaling their startups, incubation support and grants. Apply here.
Deadline: Sep. 24, 2021
Global Innovation through Science and Technology is accepting applications from early-stage startups to participate in its virtual pitch competition. Participating innovators stand a chance to win over $30,000 in grants and pitch to a selection of US investors. Apply here.
Deadline: Sept. 22
WBG-CES Global Women’s HealthTech Awards, a joint program by World Bank and Consumer Electronics Show, is seeking applications from startups deploying innovative technologies that can address gaps in women’s health care and safety in emerging markets. Selected startups will receive the Global Women’s HealthTech Award. Apply here.
Deadline: Sept. 26
Founders Factory Africa (FFA) is accepting applications from early-stage founders to join its Venture Scale Program. Participating startups will work with FFA experts during a six-month accelerator, receive investment and gain access to FFA’s global network of corporate partners & investors. Apply here.
If you know of an organization which offers funding or support to businesses in African health tech, please let us know. Our team evaluates each support opportunity to share with our community of innovators.
We maintain a directory of African health tech innovators and help some of the largest investors, donors, governments, implementing organizations and industry actors identify partnership opportunities.
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