Idea Marathon 2.0 Startup Incubation Program.
Ennovate Hub is an impact innovation hub with physical spaces in Dar es salaam and Mwanza. At Ennovate hub we provide top level business incubation and growth support to tech startups in Tanzania and across Africa. Over years we have been able to support over 1500 startups to scale and reach new milestones across different sectors.
As part of our commitment towards strengthening Africa’s innovation ecosystem and supporting early stage startups to build desirable, scalable and unique companies, we are happy to announce the selected entrepreneurs that will be joining Ennovate Hub’s second cohort of Idea Marathon Incubation Program. The high-level incubation program offers 3 months of intense ideation, expert mentorship, technology development and proof of concept support to these dreaming entrepreneurs, to help them shape and validate their business in the market. We are focused on building ventures that are tackling both social and economic challenges using technology in Tanzania.
The idea marathon incubation program is using an ecosystem approach to deliver enterprise support to budding entrepreneurs, as we are partnering with 6 innovation hubs and the government to increase the impact of our incubation program. Through the Idea Marathon Incubation Program, we develop a pipeline of investible startups and get them ready for venture funds to take them to the next level towards building successful, scalable and sustainable companies.
Applications received: 76 entries
Selected entrepreneurs to join the program: 8 startups
Selected startups: Freshi (AgriTech), Tiba Fasta (HealthTech), Pharma Care (HealthTech), MTE (Logistics), Ace Hub (FinTech), Safeesha (Logistics), A-Trader (FinTech), LearnIt (EdTech)
Incubation Duration: August – November
Demo Day: November
Program Partners: Robotech Lab, SmartLab, Seedspace, WFP Innovation Hub, Buni Hub, Ndoto Hub, National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC).
Through our First Cohort of Idea Marathon we have supported 23 startups from idea to market. We are excited to be supporting new startups on this Second Cohort.