December 19, 2017 IBOMLLC Team

11 Women-led Startups are competing for $200k Standard Chartered Bank fund

Innov8tiv – Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa

The Standard Chartered Bank and Strathmore University backed Women in Tech Incubator program has announced the 11 finalist of the women-led startups set to benefit from the Ksh 20 million ($193,800) fund.

The program enrolled 40 startups across Kenya who competed against each other for the chance to secure the Ksh 20 million funding. The cohort of 40 startup were fished out of a bigger pool of over 200 startups who applied for consideration to participate in the competition. The enrollment targeted women-led startups draw from universities, colleges, schools, and the general public.

One startups enrolled into the competition had to have between two to three individuals running the startup, with a least one female as one of the founders of the startup. The startup had also to demonstrate how they leverage on technology to drive innovation in business.

The following are the eleven startups who qualified to the finalist stage of the competition.

Mzurii Africa Solutions Nekkta Maziwa Plus
Avopower HeriOnline Zydii ZOA
Beta Art Catapult Studios Bismart

The 11 startups will next go through a 12-week incubation program at the iBizAfrica center in Starthmore …read more

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