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Let’s build the future of learning in Africa, together
Join us as we partner with the Mastercard Foundation to shape the future of education through cutting-edge technology solutions.
Supported so Far
A Partnership designed for African Edtech Growth
CcHub and Mastercard Foundation are partnering to empower edtech startups who are building tools that enhance learning outcomes and accelerate access to equitable and quality education for Africa’s next generation. Startups that make it into our accelerator programme enjoy the following benefits.
Equity Free Funding
Qualified startups are entitled to $100k in equity free funding over the course of the accelerator programme
Support & Mentoring
Startups can tap into our multidisciplinary experts for design, product, and tech optimization.
Startups, through this programme would be exposed to investors to help scale their products
Discount & Deals
Startup through this programme can enjoy special deals from tools and service providers we have partnered.
Our team of experts will help startups align their market strategy to enable them hit PMF
Is your Edtech
Startups must be Africa focused and incorporated in Nigeria. They should be building solutions that address challenges across K-12, tertiary education and vocational skills training.
Your Edtech Solution must posses these two qualities
EdTech Solution Based
Must have verifiable users aligned with our accelerator’s focus: education access, student learning, school management, and teacher/trainer effectiveness.
Applicants should have a balanced team, passionate about education. Female founders of EdTech solution companies are strongly encouraged to apply
Discover answers to common queries in our FAQs. Click the button below to explore information about the program. If you still have unanswered questions, register for one of our upcoming info sessions. Join us to ask your questions and receive immediate assistance.
Applications will be reviewed in 3 stages
Interested innovators are to apply below. In this stage, the Edtech solutions will be assessed on the following criteria
- Problem/Solution Fit
- Founder Potential
- Business Model Fit
Selected EdTech solutions from the first stage will be assessed based on the following criteria
- Competitive Advantage
- Team Potential
The final stage will be an interview with applicants who have successfully gone through the assessment stage. A final selection will then be made, subject to due diligence.
The Mastercard Foundation works with visionary organizations to enable young people in Africa and in Indigenous communities in Canada to access dignified and fulfilling work.