Deadline: August 9, 2023
Applications are open for the ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program 2023. The ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program invests in early-stage startups based in Africa with a focus on FinTech, Mobility, E-commerce and TalentTech.
Techstars accelerators have one goal: to help entrepreneurs succeed. During each three-month program, they surround companies with the best mentors and an unrivaled network of corporate partners, investors, and alumni. They provide funding and fundraising opportunities, workshops and curated resources, not to mention countless moments where you can learn from your peers. It’s a proven model that’s helped build thousands of successful companies, all over the world.
Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. As one of the largest pre-seed investors in the world, they have funded over 3,200 companies that have gone on to have a market cap of $79B+. Techstars portfolio companies include more than 100 companies with valuations of over $100M, and 19 of them have already reached unicorn status including SendGrid, ClassPass, and Chainalysis.
- Each company receives up to $120,000 in funding, and access to the worldwide network of investors, hands-on mentorship, and over $4M of perks.
- Open to early-stage startups based in Africa;
- Startups should focus on FinTech, Mobility, E-commerce and TalentTech.
Applications are open year-round and will be considered on a rolling basis. Your application will be valid for 12 months from the date of application. Completing the application should take you 30–60 minutes. They encourage you to complete this with any co-founders.