Ampion enables entrepreneurs to launch businesses in Africa and use technology for innovation. They empower entrepreneurial minds to become successful changemakers in their communities and boost private sector growth for development.
The heart of Ampion’s operations begins with 7-day innovation bootcamps, which take place on the Ampion Venture Buses across 14 African countries. Each Venture Bus is lead by Ampion trained staff, who are accompanied by both expert international experts and mentors. In addition to the Venture Bus and in partnership with Microsoft, Ampion offers an extensive Incubation Program along with mentoring and advisory services.
The Ampion Fellowship, is an international program designed to guide and equip the most promising startups from the AMPION Venture Bus as well as other high potential startups across Africa and prepare them for growth. By bringing together a diverse, experienced and dedicated team of seasoned entrepreneurs, the Fellowship challenges young startups to complete a successful launch of a concept through the provision of structured training courses, mentorship and access to a global investor and advisory network.
hub:raum connects the digital startup ecosystem with Deutsche Telekom, linking tech entrepreneurs and high growth startup companies with the expert network, capital, and business opportunities of Deutsche Telekom.
hub:raum offers various programs in three locations: Berlin (covering Germany and Western Europe), Krakow (serving CEE region), and Tel Aviv (Israel). Various programs range from acceleration and incubation (including seed investments) to special formats like Fit4Europe. All of these offer benefits like co-working space, mentoring, networking events and connections to Deutsche Telekom business units like partnering as well as access to customers.
Impact Amplifier provides investment readiness and acceleration services to impact businesses, which combine financial success with positive social and environmental change; assisting impact investors to source and invest into compelling opportunities; and delivering supplier development and sustainability advisory services to corporations and public institutions.
Access to capital
Building impact investment portfolio
Creating ethical supply chains
Entrepreneur, investment and ecosystem research
The Iowa Startup Accelerator is a 90-day bootcamp for early stage tech companies.
It is an intensive program that matches tech-based startups, especially those in ag, health, education, manufacturing and transportation technology, with world-class mentors, Midwestern work ethic, seed funding and development expertise to take them from concept to successful launch in 90 days.
They also offer Corporate Innovation Programs combining Design Thinking and Lean Startup methods to bring forth new ideas, validate them, and take them to market in existing companies.
Spark* International is the impact arm of YGAP. Spark* International is finding and supporting local startups that change lives across Africa, Asia and Australia. Since 2011 they have supported over 260 entrepreneurs in 5 countries. Impact entreprenuers in the early startup phase can apply for a one week accelerator progamme where their business models are strengthened and they are equipped with the tools they need to turn their startups into viable ventures.
T-Hub (which stands for ‘tech hub) is India’s largest co-working space/incubator for startups and was launched in 2015 in Hyderabad. It is a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana, three of India’s premier academic institutes (IIIT-H, ISB & NALSAR) and key private sector leaders.