By Tom Jackson
Thirty-one entrepreneurs from across East Africa will convene in Nairobi next week for the bootcamp that brings an end to the Traction Camp accelerator programme.
Disrupt Africa reported in 2016 m:lab East Africa – which has since been subsumed into iHub – and the World Bank Group’s infoDev programme launched the Traction Camp initiative, which is running for the second time this year.
A total 27 startups from five East African countries were selected to take part in the six-month programme in March, including the likes of Kenyan companies TozzaPlus, GrassRoots Bima and Taimba, Uganda’s Skooldesk, Somalia’s SomHealth, Tanzania SmartFit and Rwanda’s Uplus.
They were subsequently joined by four more startups as part of the iHub Fellowship, with the programme providing mentoring from global and local experts and learning through a tailor-made curriculum.
Most of the programme has taken place online, but the startups will now convene at the iHub in Nairobi on Monday, June 18 for the one-week residency, where they will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from their mentors, coaches, peers and potential partners, and gain access to investors.
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