1st Africa
Virtual Accelerator

Africa Virtual Accelerator (AVA) brings together a highly select group of entrepreneurial businesses and partners from across Africa to learn from each other virtually through theory, practicals and assignments.

5-30
Oct 2020

Africa Virtual Accelerator

AVA is a one-month (5th to 30th October 2020) intensive virtual accelerator program that prepares the businesses to pitch to investors at the annual Angel Fair Africa (AFA) which is this year scheduled for Senegal and would be virtual on 5th November 2020

AVA seeks to accelerate the entrepreneurial businesses and make them investor ready.

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2020 Cohort

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Adi + Bolga

Adi+Bolga uses technology to provide virtual skincare consultations and accurate personalised product recommendations to consumers


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Abimbola-Kofoworola

GHANA
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MaiSoin

Discover the serenity to receive your care health in the comfort of your home


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Dede Zeinabou Tounkara

CÔTE D'IVOIRE
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Kalpay

Mobile application that allows you to pay for all types of goods and services using QR code.


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Ibrahima Kane

SENEGAL
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AgroInnova

AgroInnova, with its product ‘AKOKOTAKRA’, is an enterprise mobile and web-based management system that enables poultry farmers to record, monitor, and track their operations in real  time


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Moses Mallaghan Gagbah

GHANA
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Kweza

Kweza brings the power of collective buying to informal retailers (Spaza shops) so they can source stock conveniently


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Ropafadzo Musvaire

SOUTH AFRICA
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Ejoobi

Ejoobi works with organizations to help them efficiently meet their hiring needs


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Simangele Mphahlele

SOUTH AFRICA
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Gift Pesa

Giftpesa is a gift management platform that provides freedom of choice to people and corporates in gifting. Giftpesa enable people and businesses to operate efficiently by automating the entire gifting process I.e. buying, redeeming and bulk disbursements of eVouchers to multiple recipients. We bring the much-needed transparency and efficiency that has been lacking in the gifting industry.


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Pamela Muriuki

KENYA
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Kladika

KLADIKA is a tech-enabled retail company that focuses on fashion, starting with a multi-channel aggregated platform giving local fashion retailers and designers a chance to use the platform to sell their products


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Muthoni Mwangi

KENYA
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The afrijob Network

Afrijob is a human capital startup that builds top teams for fast-growing African companies.


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Harriet Kariuki

KENYA
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Shop Me Away

Shop Me Away is a platform that allows you to place orders on a foreign site? How does it work? Copy our delivery address in Europe, USA or China depending on your site and declare us your order simply by clicking the button ORDER CUSTOMER.


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Racine SARR

SENEGAL

Mentors

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Hannah Subayi

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Winnie Mwangi

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Ian Ziddah

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Hafi Barry
Program Manager

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Diana Gichaga

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Hope Ditlhakanyane

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Zachariah George

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Odomitchi Anikpo

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Sewu-Steve Tawia

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Romaric N’DRI

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Ndeye Thiaw

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Dmitry Fotiyev

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Evelyne Dioh

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Philip Kiracofe

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Christos Kritikos

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Kali Ilunga

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Jason Musyoka

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Aziz SY

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Thomas Darku

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Nancy Lynn D'Almeida

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Eric Osiakwan

One-Month Program

  • Week 1 – 5th to 9th October 2020

    The Art of pitching and telling your story

  • Week 2 – 12th to 16th October 2020

    Presenting your product and company

  • Week 3 – 19th to 23rd October 2020

    Presenting your company financials

  • Week 4 – 26th to 30th October 2020

    Engaging Investors to close a deal

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ONE-day angel fair Africa virtual

  • Morning Session

    Pitch by StartUps raising Seed Capital

  • Afternoon Session

    Pitch by ScaleUps raising Venture Capital

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Partners and Sponsors