The second leg of the In2Koera Accelerator program is now accepting applications from growing and promising startups in Africa. The startups must have a minimum viable product that could be executed in Korea for socioeconomic benefits.
The program, now in its second leg, is backed by the Korean government and is geared towards luring foreign startups to setup camp in the Asian country. The Korea’s National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) manages the program and is calling out to all eligible startups in Africa to apply for the competition. There are only 30 slots available, and the competition is open to all startups across the globe.
The first leg of the competition took in 31 startups from across 18 countries including Russia, South Africa, Singapore, and India. The second leg is slated to kick off next Monday, August 21st.
According to the program’s media liaison, Guillaume Parvaix, the first cohort of startups taken in included three startups from Africa. Namely:
Ø Hello Denim Africa from South Africa
Ø Jump Queue (digital wallet company) from South Africa
Ø True West Media Consult from Ghana
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