Africa Blockchain Incubation Program 2024 for Young Africans

Do you have a unique idea for using blockchain technology to a real-world problem? Do you want to use the power of decentralization to effect positive change in your community?

The Africa Blockchain Incubation Program is a 6-month incubator program that aims to encourage and grow the continent’s future generation of blockchain pioneers. This is the fourth round of the program, which has successfully nurtured various blockchain startups from Africa.

The Incubation Program aims to stimulate innovation and strengthen Africa’s position in the global blockchain ecosystem. Selected participants will receive training, mentoring, and resources to help them realize their ideas.

  • Access to a network of industry experts and mentors.
  • Opportunity to DEMO your product.
  • Training sessions on blockchain technology and business/ entrepreneurship.
  • Regular check-ins and progress reviews with program mentors.

Eligibility Criteria

The Africa Blockchain Incubation Program is looking for ambitious individuals that are forward-thinking, innovative, and ready to take up challenges in creating the next Big Thing. These individuals must be dedicated and committed to the project, hardworking, and with strong backgrounds in computer science (with expertise in Object Oriented Languages), mathematics, statistics, business/entrepreneurship, economics, cryptography, blockchain, and any other related fields.

  • Must be between 20 – 35 years of age.
  • Priorities are given to Female Applications.
  • Strong business case and market potential.
  • Both idea-stage and early-stage (1 year) companies are encouraged to apply.

Benefits

Blockchain Technology
Participants will be provided with overall insight into blockchain technology and connections with the industry.

Blockchain Education
Participants will be provided with business knowledge, industry connections, and market access support. This allows access to a wide network of contacts, experts & mentors for their project.

Platform Support
Product development support from leading blockchain platform providers.

Skill Development and Legal Support
Training sessions to deepen the foundations of Blockchain, and assistance in navigating regulatory matters.

Business Support
Business development and entrepreneurship education support from business experts.

DEMO Day
The program concludes with a Demo Day providing startups the opportunity to present their businesses to the larger ecosystem.

Timeline

  • Applications Opens : Open Enrollment for a Limited Time. 1st – 31st January 2024
  • Selection and Notification: Applicants who successfully qualify will receive notification of their selection by this deadline. 1st – 28th February 2024
  • Incubation Program: Experience a 4-month program crafting and launching your blockchain projects. 1st March 2024 – 30th June 2024
  • Demo Day: The program ends with Demo Day, allowing startups to showcase to the ecosystem. June 2024
  • Post-Incubation: After the incubation, candidates enjoy post-incubation supports. July 2024

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Africa Blockchain Incubation Program

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