APPLICATION ROUND IS OPEN

APPLICATION ROUND IS OPEN TO THE KENYA SHELTER TECH ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME IN NAIROBI, KENYA.

APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.
OPEN ONLY FOR APPLICANTS FROM KENYA.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS THE 21ST OF OCTOBER 2018.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF STARTUPS 5TH OF NOVEMBER 2018.

The Kenya Shelter Tech Accelerator

+ This accelerator is a collaboration between Pangea, BDO and Habitat For Humanity.

+ Take your Kenyan startup to the next level with our six months accelerator program.

+ Dedicated expertise to help you reach the potential in your team, business model and market strategy.

+ Opportunity to get up to $50 000 in funding (Equity investment)

+ Matchmaking to connect you with capital and investors.

The Kenya Shelter Tech Accelerator

+ This accelerator is a collaboration between Pangea, BDO and Habitat For Humanity.

+ Take your Kenyan startup to the next level with our six months accelerator program.

+ Dedicated expertise to help you reach the potential in your team, business model and market strategy.

+ Opportunity to get up to $50 000 in funding (Equity investment)

+ Matchmaking to connect you with capital and investors.

Timeline 2018-2019

Timeline 2018-2019
2018
August 15

Application Opens

Applications will be evaluated upon receipt. The sooner you apply, the sooner you will hear back.
October 10

Hackathon Session 1

Focus on this hackathon will be to source problems/opportunities from partners such as Habitat For Humanity, Housing Finance etc.
October 21

Application Closes

Application round closes. Successful startups will be contacted.
October 29

Hackathon Session 2

Focus will be to source problems/opportunities from existing shelter initiatives around the world and never been tried in Kenya
November 2

Hacakthon Session 3

Focus on problems and solutions identified by partners within Water/Sanitary, Housing, Solar, Waste management, Refugee camp etc.
November 5

Announcement of the Startups

By 5th of November we will have selected the participants for the Kenya Shelter Tech Accelerator.
2019
May 10

Accelerator Ends

The top startups have the opportunity to receive initial funding of up to $50,000.
May 15

Pangea Platform

Pangea’s interaction with the startups does not end with the Demo Day and initial funding. Our team, investors, advisors and mentors continue to support the companies through their growth and development. Our platform further provides founders with a larger pool of  diverse resources to thrive.

PANGEA – WE FACILITATE TRUST, TRANSPARENCY AND IMPACT

Pangea is an accelerator program and an investment platform that matches African startups with investors. We create an enabling environment, where African entrepreneurs can develop competence, access relevant network and capital in order to reach their full potential.

PANGEA – WE FACILITATE TRUST, TRANSPARENCY AND IMPACT

Pangea is an accelerator program and an investment platform that matches African startups with investors. We create an enabling environment, where African entrepreneurs can develop competence, access relevant network and capital in order to reach their full potential.

Partners

The Team

Jonas Tesfu

Jonas Tesfu

CEO & Co-Founder

Dede Koesah

Dede Koesah

Strategic Manager, Diaspora Affairs & Co-Founder

Chisom Udeze

Chisom Udeze

Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer

Gilbert Kofi Adarkwah

Gilbert Kofi Adarkwah

Co-founder, Chief Financial, Legal and Risk Officer

Ahmed Farah

Ahmed Farah

Accelerator Manager, Kenya

Advisors

Bernard Chiira

Bernard Chiira

Incubation Manager

Francis Stevens

Francis Stevens

Impact Investor

Rotem Shneor

Rotem Shneor

Associate Professor

Michael Monari

Michael Monari

Founder & CEO

Partners

The Team

Jonas Tesfu

Jonas Tesfu

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Dede Koesah

Dede Koesah

Strategic Manager, Diaspora Affairs & Co-Founder

Chisom Udeze

Chisom Udeze

Co-founder, Chief Investment Officer

Gilbert Kofi Adarkwah

Gilbert Kofi Adarkwah

Co-founder, Chief Financial, Legal and Risk Officer

Ahmed Farah

Ahmed Farah

Accelerator Manager, Kenya

Beverly Abwonji

Beverly Abwonji

Head of Communications, Kenya

Ian Anzabwa

Ian Anzabwa

Operations Associate

Advisors

Bernard Chiira

Bernard Chiira

Incubation Manager

Francis Stevens

Francis Stevens

Impact Investor

Michael Monari

Michael Monari

Founder & CEO Longitude Finance

Rotem Shneor

Rotem Shneor

Associate Professor