The overall goal of the project is to support African startups in scaling their digital innovations; these innovations should enable users in the agriculture or food sectors to increase their income.
Up to 18 startups are selected annually to participate in a nine-month Investment Readiness Programme fully funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
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The aim of the Investment Readiness Programme is to support more African startups in improving their business models, gaining access to investors and business partners, and achieving greater impact.
SAIS is looking for:
1. startups registered and operating in at least one African country;
2. innovative startups that are about to scale rapidly and apply digital solutions to the agriculture and food sector which enable their users to improve their income.
In addition, digital products or services that help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 are a plus and will be taken into special consideration.
Please note that early-stage startups will not be considered for the program.
The Investment Readiness program includes:
• Weekly advisory and coaching sessions;
• Additional services;
• Hub integration;
• Access to GIZ-SAIS network;
• Extended services;
• Meet-up events.
Application deadline: 31-Aug-21.
For more information, please visit https://vc4a.com/giz/giz-sais-investment-readiness-programme-2022/