Application closes April 27, 2023
Today, Amazon Web Services’ Startup Loft Accelerator team announced the inaugural launch of its AWS FinTech Africa Accelerator.
Pre-seed and seed stage fintech founders operating in Africa and building companies to solve fundamental issues in payments, open/embedded finance, digital banking, blockchain, decentralized finance, fintech-as-a-service, and other fintech categories are encouraged to apply to the Amazon accelerator cohort between now and April 27, 2023.
The equity-free accelerator program aims to support early-stage fintech companies with everything from technology, product development, go-to-market strategy, and preparing founders for the nuances and complications of fundraising. The 10-week, virtual accelerator is designed to give CEO’s & CTO’s the necessary tools for unlocking meaningful growth and scale, while also connecting them with world-class mentors and a global network of Amazon Web Services Startup Loft Accelerator alumni.
- Recruitment support for world-class talent
- Support with the management of an engineering team
- Help in the building of a minimum-viable product
- Provide support for the design principles for cloud architecture
- Eligibility for the AWS Activate program which will provide each startup with up to $25K USD in AWS Activate Credits
- Exclusive offers from AWS’ partner companies.
With the assistance of partners such as including Techcabal and the Africa Fintech Summit, among others, the program will equip founders with tech resources, expert guidance, and a global network of industry leaders, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, associations, and partners.
All early-stage fintech operating in Africa are invited to apply to the program HERE.
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