The program has the following benefits for you:

Are you ready to start your journey?

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The business must be based in Kenya i.e. be aligned with the needs of Kenyans and operating in Kenya

  2. The company must be a tech-enabled and/or leveraging on emerging technologies, including but not limited to; Internet of Things (IoT); Artificial Intelligence; Robotics; Augmented & Virtual Reality; 3D & 4D Printing; Cloud Computing; Big Data; Blockchain; Drone Technology and Biometrics.

  3. The company must be founded or cofounded by a woman with an equal or majority stake.

  4. The founder or co founder must be over 18 years old and Kenyan 

  5. Business models must have a clear focus on sustainability and alignment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  6. 3 months to less than 2 years of operations.

  7. Seeking support for proof of concept, customer, product and business model development.

  8. Pre-revenue with early traction (users).

  9. Post revenue is an added advantage, with the creation of a new business module.

Program Thematic Areas

Companies solving for any of the 17 SDGs with operations within, but not limited to the following sectors are eligible to apply for the programme;

  1. Agriculture
  2. Healthcare
  3. Education
  4. Manufacturing
  5. Information Technology
  6. Financial Services
  7. Logistics

Programme Benefits

  1. 12 weeks of an immersive learning experience

  2. Access to a leading network of coaching experts

  3. Access to B2B networking opportunities

  4. Personalized mentorship sessions to address your unique business needs

  5. Opportunity to join a supportive Women in Tech Alumni Network

  6. KES 1,000,000 equity-free grant seed funding for the top five finalists

  7. 9 months ongoing support from Standard Chartered and @iBizAfrica to assist with the go-to market and scale for the top five finalists.

Terms and Condition

Successful completion of the Women in Tech Virtual Incubation Program is compulsory. If a physical meetup is necessary, government regulations on COVID-19 health measures MUST be observed.

Deadline: 15th December 2020