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Are you ready to apply?

Do you have an amazing startup idea and are based in Rwanda or Eastern Africa? Then you are at the right place!

Please consider the requirements before applying:


  • East African Roots: The team applying to the program should be present in Rwanda throughout the bootcamp and pitching day.
  • Co-founders: Applications are open to teams of 2 to 5 members. No single-founders!
  • English language: Your team should have professional level of English.
  • SDG Aligned: Your startup should contribute to at least one of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, creating a meaningful impact in the local communities.


  • Eager to learn and grow: Teams should be energized by the opportunity to learn and prepared to engage in every part of the program.
  • Early-Stage Focus: You haven’t secured funding yet and are in the early stages of founding.
  • MVP Preferred: Your startup already has a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in place.

We are looking forward to hearing from you, best of luck !