Wise Guys SaaS – Africa acceleration program

Europe's leading B2B accelerator has opened applications


Join the Wise Guys SaaS – Africa acceleration program to receive the first investment of up to €65K to accelerate your growth. The program is carried out by Europe’s leading B2B accelerator @Startup Wise Guys and is mainly focusing on East- and West-African early-stage digital B2B SaaS startups with initial traction, solid team, and a focus on one of these areas: FinTech, AgriTech, EdTech, CleanTech, HealthTech, or RetailTech.


Our programs are meant for B2B startups. We do sometimes work with B2B2C companies, but we do not work with B2C startups.

To be eligible for the full-time acceleration program you need to have:

  • At least a working MVP;
  • At least 2 co-founders/team members;
  • Initial customer traction, MRR or revenues;
  • Scaling potential across the African continent.

What You Get From The Program?

Funding opportunity
Up to €65K investment for up to 12% equity (48K cash + 17K program) with a follow-on possibility.

Learning Experience
Benefit from meeting top-notch industry experts: 250+ mentors, 200+ investors, and 500+ alumni.

Be challenged
Join our intensive 5-month startup accelerator program power-packed with cutting-edge industry knowledge and expertise.

Grow Beyond Traction
Accelerate your growth after the acceleration program with the 1:1 support to boost sales, new market entry, and partnerships.

Important Dates & Program Format

Wise Guys SaaS Africa is an 8 month long acceleration program combining online modules with local and international experts and mentors.

  • Applications open: October 5, 2021
  • Pre-accelerator starts: October 25, 2021
  • Applications closed: January 15, 2022
  • Acceleration Program Starts: February 2022
  • Demo Day: June 2022


January 15, 2022
OrganizerStartup Wise Guys
Website Visit website
Targets Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda
Adtech, Agritech, Artificial intelligence, Big data, Blockchain, Clean technology, Cloud solutions, Computer software, Connectivity, EdTech, Fintech, HealthTech, Internet of things (IoT), Logistics, Machine learning, Mobile, Online analytics, Online payment processing, Quantum computing, Smart city solutions, Software as a Service, Virtual reality