APPLICATION ROUND IS CLOSED

THE PANGEA ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME NAIROBI, KENYA 2018.
APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.
DEADLINE TO APPLY WAS THE 19TH OF FEBRUARY.

Pangea Accelerator

Take your startup to the next level with our three 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.

+ Matchmaking to connect you with capital and investors.

Pangea Accelerator

Take your startup to the next level with our three 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.

+ Matchmaking to connect you with capital and investors.

Timeline 2018

Timeline 2018
January 5

APPLICATION OPENS

Applications will be evaluated upon receipt. The sooner you apply, the sooner you will hear back.
February 19

APPLICATION CLOSE

Application round closes. Successful startups will be contacted within 3 weeks.
March 10

UP TO 40 STARTUPS SELECTED

Up to 40 startups will join the milestone-based accelerator in Nairobi for a 3 month program. During this time, we work extensively to make them investment ready.
March 18

25 STARTUPS SELECTED

The top 25 startups will continue the Pangea Accelerator program. The selection process is based on validation and execution
March 30

10 FINALISTS

This accelerator cycle concludes with a Demo Day, startups presents their companies – the Top 10 are carefully selected by a panel consisting of BDO, Mastercard Foundation and other partners.
May 30

ACCELERATOR ENDS

The Top 10 startups have the opportunity to receive initial funding of up to $50,000.
June 1

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

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

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