The LOOP Accelerator was hosted in fall 2020 and aimed to amplify the growth of high potential education start-ups with founders between 18-25 years of age. The program supported 11 startups through business management trainings, coaching and mentorship. Participants had their own coworking space and could join open sessions, speaker series, industry visits and a pitch event.
The LOOP Accelerator was implemented as part of Make-IT in Africa’s Partners in Acceleration (PiA) initiative. The PiA program targeted innovation hubs which have innovative approaches to take their acceleration efforts to the next level. The proposed programme needs to contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals. The candidates must leverage on the local networks or by collaboration of at least two ecosystem partners.
Smart Cities Innovation Program
Communities of Practice
The communities of practice at the Digicenter were formed in order to promote knowledge sharing and spark innovation amongst people working in the same field
Beginning of 2021, the DigiCenter intends to start 5 other communities of practice which will comprise of: