The INCLAB Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC) is a brainchild of an NGO, INCLAB FOUNDATION, and its international partners and investors geared towards building the next generation of entrepreneurs in Ghana and Africa.
The challenge seeks to unearth entrepreneurs and generational business ideas which need promotion, funding and support inall aspects of business development to grow into Africanunicorns.
Born out of the same entrepreneurial spirits and challenges start-ups face, the IEC will provide an opportunity to young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-32 to compete and provide innovative solutions to challenges being faced in Africa under these four sectors; Technology, Agriculture, Energy and Transportation respectively as all startups are advice to have integration of technology into their idea.
Under the technology module, applications will be accepted from start-ups which are deploying emerging technologies and creating tech solutions to fill gaps in the African tech space, create jobs and make life easier for the African people.
Being one of the major drivers of growth in African economies, the Agriculture module will accept applications from start-ups solving regular problems being faced in the sector including logistics, food preservation, managing food waste, access to data and funding among other problems in the value chain.
The energy module will require applications from start-ups that are creating solutions to fight climate change, reducing energy poverty and producing cheaper, clean and renewable energy fo industries and homes on the continent.
This module is not only about the movement of people from place to place. Applications under the module will include the use of technology in creating solutions to remove bottlenecks in the African logistics and delivery space.
Qualified startups will be housed for not less than 20 weeks in our Hub for mentoring, training, startup shaping by season coaches and mentors.
Registration will be opened soon.