|Application deadline||Jan 21, 2018|
|Program dates||Feb 1 - Dec 30, 2018|
|Targets||Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda|
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
iHub and the World Bank Group launched Traction Camp, an initiative aimed to support emerging digital and mobile entrepreneurs across the region. The program will support fifteen high-growth startups with the knowledge, capital, and access to markets they need to grow.
Traction Camp is a regional acceleration program aimed at nurturing startups in East Africa so as to create globally competitive, growth-oriented, mobile and digital technology businesses.
The 6 month program that will support Growth-oriented startups in scaling their business through a tailor made acceleration process designed to take growth oriented enterprises and startups through a rapid-cycle competitive curriculum, and matches them quickly to appropriate capital and business mentor. The program will connect entrepreneurs with the knowledge, capital and markets they need to grow their enterprises.
We will conduct a series of information outreach workshops across the region for digital entrepreneurs. The main purpose of these workshops is to inform on requirements of the program, introduce the curriculum of the program and some of the key activities.
The workshop will be an eye-opener for all entrepreneurs and especially those planning to participate in the program. Important information and any clarifications about Traction Camp Program will be addressed during the question-answer session at the end of the workshop.