The journey of entrepreneurship has never been so competitive and never been so opportune as well. Collaboration and community are the core aspects embedded in the successful formula of the next generation of hot African start-ups. The TechTribe Accelerator is a Pan African online accelerator and OnDemand virtual mentorship platform that brings community and collaboration to the founder . It consists of three main courses and several short courses modelled specifically to help start-ups in different stages and industries.
ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM + VIRTUAL MENTORSHIP = ACCESS TO CAPITAL AND MARKET EXPANSION
In January 2020, 88 ventures were selected to participate in the seven-month investment readiness course 2020; 36 of these were also awarded virtual mentorship. This was TTA's first cohort and it included ventures from seven SADC countries. 30% of them reported having raised funding through the program, while 70% reported having improved their investment readiness.