MassChallenge

Helping West African startups to attend accelerator program in Boston, USA or London, UK, Israel, Mexico or Switzerland

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Apr 1
Feb 11 - Apr 1, 2015
Startup traction Accelerator
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Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Retail and wholesale, Agribusiness, Automotive, Banking, Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software, Construction, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, E-commerce, Education, Electronics, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, Insurance, Internet, Leisure and travel, Manufacturing, Mobile, Real estate, Renewable energy, Telecom, Transport and logistics, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene

“By working closely with Entreprevolution, we hope to dramatically increase the impact we can have within the Western African startup community with a focus on Ghana and beyond” Robby Bitting, Director of Marketing, MassChallenge 

MassChallenge is partnering with Entreprevolution to identify top quality startups from West Africa for its 2015 accelerator program inBoston, USA or London, UK from June to end of Oct 2015!

MassChallenge is the world’s largest startup accelerator and the first to support high-impact, early-stage entrepreneurs with no strings attached. It awards over $1m in cash prizes to winning startups, with zero equity taken. It also provides world-class mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, legal advice, media attention and over $10m in in-kind support. 

Are you interested in the MassChallenge accelerator program in Boston, USA or London, UK? Here are steps to take: 

1. Fill out the following form to receive free feedback from Entreprevolution on how you can pitch your company successfully.

2. Apply directly to MassChallenge by following the application process (Apply between Feb 11 – April 1, 2015)

3. Qualify for a 50% or 100% rebate on your application fee. Entreprevolution has developed a set of criteria around the question of whether your startup will benefit from the Masschallenge program. The top 10 Entreprevolution-preferred startups get a full refund on their application fees from MassChallenge. Further, a good number of startups on our list will get 50% refund from MassChallenge

in essence, in addition to potentially getting a refund of your application fee through us, Entreprevolution, will also provide you with the following: Guidance through the application process; References for your startup; Visa support materials (please note we do not provide any assurance here); Accommodation guidance in Boston & London; Network introductions 

NB: If selected as Finalists, startups need to be physically present in Boston or London and engage in the MassChallenge program from June to end of October 2015. 

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