Hub partner Village Capital is seeking applicants for its hardware accelerator program in Africa. The accelerator will support entrepreneurs to build their capacity and bring their innovative ideas to scale, thereby attracting investors. Village Capital is partnering with Gearbox, a unique space for inventors to build and showcase innovative ideas in East Africa, with support from The Lemelson Foundation, The Doen Foundation, SGII, and VC4Africa.
Twelve high-potential invention-based ventures will be selected to participate. They will receive extensive feedback from their peers, potential customers, investors and industry experts, as well as the opportunity to peer-select two participating ventures to receive $50,000 in pre-committed investment each.
Application deadline is September 7, 2015.