African startups have been selected to participate in the Microsoft – GreenHouse Scale-Up Accelerator Program.
Earlier, Microsoft partnered with GreenHouse Capital to provide industry-based African pre-series A stage startups with access to new markets, technology infrastructure, technical skills, and funding opportunities to aggressively scale their solutions and leverage the knowledge and networks gained during the program.
In line with the selection of 10,000 African startups to be supported by Microsoft over the next five years, GreenHouse Capital has disclosed the 13 startups chosen from East and West Africa.
These startups will receive pre-series A investment, including access to new markets, technology infrastructure, technical skills, and funding opportunities to scale their solutions.
The startups and their founders participating in the Scale-Up Accelerator Program which will run for six weeks, featuring a demo day session and bringing global investors to meet the startup founders include:
- Ourpass; founded by Samuel Eze
- One Health; founded by Adeola Alli
- BuuPass; founded by Sonia Kabra
- GetEquity; founded by Jude Dike
- Gobeba; founded by Lesley Mbogo, Peter NdianguI
- Oystr; founded by Ifedolapo Lawal
- Afya Bora; founded by Reginald Victor Runyoro
- Chekkit; founded by Dare Odumade
- Zydii; founded by Joyce Mbaya
- Eight medical; founded by Ibukun Tunde Oni
- Herconomy; founded by Ife Durosinmi-Etti
- Pharmarun; founded by Teniola Adedeji and Lola Aderemi
- Mobiele; founded by Ife Akintaju and Sayo Owolabi