Fledge is the conscious company accelerator, an intense program of entrepreneurial education and mentorship, guiding entrepreneurs through the complex path from idea to revenues and profits.
For each session, we seek the most impactful startups from around the world. From our first 63 graduates, 20 are African startups located in 8 countries Fledge graduates include award-winning companies BURN Manufacturing, East Africa Fruit, and GreenChar, plus Geossy, African Chicken, Obamastove, and more, who combined have raised millions of dollars of investments and use that capital to improve the lives of millions of Africans.
Each invitee receives $20,000 in cash and is invited to 10 weeks of intense training, surrounded by a flood of experienced mentors and impact investors.
|Countries||Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo, Dem. Rep. Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|
|Sectors||Agribusiness, Clean technology, Computer software, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, Education, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, Renewable energy, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene|