If you’re a woman in tech, then the Standard Chartered Women in Technology program might pique your interest. The program, which is done in partnership with @iBizAfrica at Strathmore University, is an incubation program that targets women entrepreneurs who are already using technology in their business or would like to do so, but lack the means to do so.
USD 10,000 (approximately Ksh. 1 million) seed grant funding is up for grabs by the 10 teams that will be chosen to compete for a slot in the program. From the ten teams that will pitch their idea, the five winning teams will receive 9 month support from Standard Chartered and @iBizAfrica to assist them to scale their business, in addition to the seed grant funding.
For you to be eligible to compete, you must be:
Aged between 18-35 years
Of Kenyan nationality
The areas that the program will focus on the following thematic areas: