South African based EdTech Incubator Injini has selected eight African startups to join its accelerator programme in Cape Town.
The eight startups are from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia will join the Cohort 3 programme with an opportunity for each to secure US$7,000 in grant funding and access to various support services among other benefits. The startups will also have a chance to compete for an equity investment of up to US$70,000 per startup.
The eight startups selected for the cohort 3 are:
Agricomm Media (Zambia): Helps emerging farmers improve their productivity by connecting them to online agricultural training.
MyJob Pass (Tanzania): A digital platform that upskills students & graduates & connects them to employment and freelance opportunities.
Otrac (Nigeria): A healthcare Learning Management System (H-LMS) that provides cloud based medical contents to vary array of medical practitioners.
Quillo (South Africa): This digital marketplace makes it easier, safer and cheaper to buy and sell textbooks.
Traindemy (Nigeria): An online learning platform where people can acquire vocational skills and talent coaching such that they become equipped to be entrepreneurs or more resourceful professionals at their workplace.
Smartzed (Zambia): A computer-based and online adaptive learning tool for mathematics, science and reading.
Swaiba (Kenya): Swaiba explores ways to supercharge student and industry engagement through university departments and career services.
Zaio (South Africa): Zaio assists student developers build an IT skills profile through coding challenges and practical experience helping them land their dream job.
Founded in 2017, Injini is African’s first and only EdTech accelerator and has to date incubated 16 startups including Kenya’s M-Shule, South Africa based Zelda and Nigeria’s ScholarX.