Katapult Mauritius Accelerator

Supporting international startups that advance food and agritech solutions

As an island nation, situated strategically between India and the African continent, with a stable democracy, strong financial sector and an increased focus on sustainability Mauritius is a great entry point for start-ups and impact investors, who want to target the African market. Mauritius can become a nexus for regenerative change in our food systems.

Katapult Mauritius Accelerator at Ferney Agri-hub is an impact accelerator program focusing on regenerative food -and agritech solutions for the African markets. The program fits international startups working within all parts of the food system. The accelerator is part of a larger plan to develop the island nation Mauritius as a focal point for sustainable innovation and transformation.

Overview

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Closes February 15, 2022
Organizer Katapult VC
Website Visit website
Targets Africa
Sectors
Agribusiness, Agritech, Animal farming, Artificial intelligence, Crop farming, Farm machinery, Fish farming, Food and beverage, Food production, ICT, Internet, Internet of things (IoT), Mobile

Timeline

Our investment cycle runs for about 10 months from start to finish, including the program, where we gather some of the best impact tech companies and connect them with mentors and experts across the globe, together with leading industry partners. Through tailored content we help the selected companies scale fast, and the investment- and accelerator model has been proven and strengthened through 10 Katapult programs over the last 4 years.

Eligibility criteria

Please review the following criteria to determine if you’re eligible to apply: 

  • The startup is based in an African country
  • The startup as a legal form
  • Tech startups working in the following sectors: Agribusiness, AgriTech, Food supply chain, Crop farming and Animal Farming.
  • The startup started operating at east 2 years before applying
  • The startup has yearly revenue of USD 10,000

Program benefits

Once you receive the acceptance after the due diligence process, you’re receiving the following benefits:

  • Investment of $150,000 to $400,000
  • Technical assistance 
  • Access to our network 
  • Access to investor’s network

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