Entrepreneurship

Unicorn Group launches pan-African incubation programme

Investment firm Unicorn Group has launched its fourth incubation programme for entrepreneurs, which for the first time is open to startups from a host of countries.

Unicorn Group is a pan-African investment company targeting innovative ideas, startups, and early-stage companies in the technology and technology-enabled sectors across Africa that have the potential to emerge as unicorns. The firm provides education, training, mentorship, infrastructure, and long-term capital to selected companies.

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The company’s incubation programme offers a range of benefits, such as business advisory services, access to industry experts and mentors, management and leadership training, interactive workspaces, networking, and venture capital financing.

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The fourth edition of the programme is described as the first truly pan-African programme, as it will run concurrently across six African countries – Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Egypt. Selected companies will be incubated in the Unicorn Group’s facilities, while those from neighbouring countries can participate remotely following justification and prequalification.

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Applications are open until May 1.

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