GSE- World’s Largest Digital Accelerator Announces Top 150 Companies for Fall 2017 Africa Cohort

October 23, 2017, Accra, Ghana- The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) has announced the agenda and 10 speakers for the 2nd annual Africa digital accelerator. We are pleased to announce the final selection of companies for this year’s digital accelerator program! Founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, Christine S. Ntim, the African cohort features finalists from over 34 different countries.

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)  returns with the 2nd annual digital startup accelerator for entrepreneurs residing in or seeking to launch a company in the Africa.  GSE digital accelerator programs are open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Each application round is rolling admission until the top 100 are selected to complete the program. From the finalist pool, 10 will be selected to pitch investors and influencers on demo day. The top 3 are announced at the conclusion of the program to receive partner prizes, media features, and potential investment.

GSE digital accelerators are organized by 7 regional directors who will be hosting all programs this fall. Startups can apply for admission to a digital accelerator via our partner platform F6S.  The 2017 accelerator dates are:

  1. Caribbean October 17-19
  2. Africa October 24-26
  3. Europe October 30- November 1st
  4. America November 7-9
  5. Middle East November 12-14
  6. Asia November 14,15,16
  7. Latin America November 21-23

Speaker, partnership and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to the GSE team via info@globalstartupecosystem.com.


Check out the Agenda for the fall 2017 Africa Digital Accelerator! 

Day 1 – Oct 24

6:00-6:30 pm Welcome Remarks
6:30-7:00 pm Orientation + Benefits & Perks Post Program
7:00-7:30 pm GSE Ideation and Product Development
7:30-8:00 pm GSE Customer Acquisition & Growth Hacking
8:00-8:30 pm GSE Funding: How to Raise $250k+ in 6 Months
8:30-9:00 pm GSE Marketing: Press Hacking, Social Media, Content Strategy
9:00-9:30 pm GSE Closing Remarks & Q/A

Day 2 – Oct 25
6:00-6:30 pm Day 1 review
6:30-6:45 pm Speaker Keynote : Cecil NutaKor – Founder , eCampus
6:45-7:00 pm Speaker Keynote : Judith Okonkwo – Founder, IMISI 3d
7:00-7:15 pm Speaker Keynote : Kwame Som Pimpong – Manager, Africa Business Fellowship
7:15-7:30 pm Speaker Keynote : Jamila Abass – Country Manager, WeFarm
7:30-8:00 pm Speaker Keynote : Jacquie Omotalade – Public Policy, Uber West Africa
8:00-8:15 pm Speaker Keynote : Segun Bash – Product Management, Google
8:15-8:30 pm Speaker Keynote : Nnamdi Ogbuagu – Entrepreneurship Coordinator, World Economic Forum Global Shapers
8:30-9:00 pm GSE Closing Remarks & Q/A

Day 3 – Oct 26
6:00-6:15 pm Day 2 review

6:15-6:30 pm GSE Regional Director Keynote/Workshop
6:30-6:45 pm Speaker Keynote Steve Gray
6:45-7:00 pm Speaker Keynote : Bruce Wade
7:00-7:15 pm Speaker Keynote: Gordon Adomdza
7:15-7:30 pm Speaker Keynote : Kaeto Nwuba – Founder, Binenu & Michael Oloruninwo
7:30-7:45 pm Judge 5 Minute Introductions + Keynotes—>Rofhiwa Madzena (Forbes Africa)
7:45-8:30 pm Top 10 Demo Night (Pitch) Each have 1 Minute to Pitch/2 Minute Q/A
8:30-9:00 pm Q/A Forum with the Judges:
9:00-9:15 pm GSE Closing Remarks & Next Steps


Congratulations to the selected companies!

 

Dafinoniclothing
WILLY & Best
NATTERBASE LIMITED
360 Indigo
Project Creed Enterprises
VISTA by rainmaker
Triumphant concept
Bukmeds
Sine Theta Int’l
THE DIPLO-SPHERE
SpaDelights
Digifinance
NAMPYA FARMERS MARKET
africavi.net
IMPACTERS
Abarrane Nigeria limited
Wealth of Africa Society
New Chip Technologies Ltd
EssienEkaette
Young women in programming
Graincapitals
UNIQUE CONSULT
Easybookingsa.com
VERITAQ
Sattus Global
Parkers Home based healthcare services n
nsikakafrica
Barahub
Gafaa company
HeLawyer/ Klingo Express
NALA
Bright Spark
Hosted By Africa
Smart ZAR Communications
Shoppa
Civic leaders
Mediosa Nigeria
Diamond Partners
wallis decor
Sapp AMS (App Management Software)
AgroShop
Smartsoft Technology
YAYANDI TECHNOLOGIES
IV Drip Alert/ Ange, ernest, emmanuel,
Green Plan
SunPoynt Kenya
Khomos
Pasea Techsolutions Limited
TOPPY NATURALS
ScholarX
Taafe Dan Ni
The y pros
ace.tn
peteragbons
RedBulB Tech
Hyperpace
Kamisol
ISTA GLOBAL VENTURES
Community Platform
NAFZAIMAR
Storiply
Ubuntu Meal Deliveries
YODELI Uganda
Muchinga General Enterprises Limited
Sabdat Umar
Afrimart
Energy Integrals
E-Media
Inov’Art
energyconnect inc
JARAJOBS
Lion King
POS4AFRICA
agro north
Project Cubix
SANYINNA
Value to Research (V2R)
Creators Hub
3stars
Soko Ug
Tamithi Ltd
Heavenly Inspired Enterprise
ACERP Health Care
Aloli’s Atelier
MOLI
Medixus
McAGRIC
Pronet Tech Ltd
whistle innovations
Fashion online
iDigitize Africa Technologies
filmlocations.com.ng
Pengage
Leonard Gashugi
Mandate Resources
Dobizness
MuvyAds
Ajo Africa
Energy Doctors
oPerception
Alterfina Marketplace
Peanut Power
3ETechInns
Samantha Omar
Tangent Eco-Innovation Hub
Bitpaya
ShambaIntel Africa
Business.com.gh
TEAM #ADMP
Genius Apps
Eco Care Organization
BadalaNow
Kadolista
Women.Inspiring.Solutions.in.Education
Once Sync Limited
iBeba
Wezart
Unicom Training Center
Bakauye
ZayRide
Ajo
Sophie Bot
Vincent Nikièma
Sokohali
meeting hub ltd
Clima Xchange
360Creativehub
KodePay
Orrlando
ZIMBOMUSIC
Eddom Silabi
Eteicon
Nairobi Green Energy
iNuKa PaP
SERICULTURE PRODUCTION
the family tree project
YbinFood
Frakem Integrated Solution Company Ltd
Partners for Christian Empowerment Netwo
BLMM PLC
MARKETACCESSSERVICES
SynCommerce
SYL Multimedia
Medsaf
Sunburst Africa
TemiShade Concepts
MOBicure
UMATI AFRICA
EduRecords Limited
IMALI INC
KeepEyeOnBall GmbH
Graincapitals
Side Mozambique
Barahub
Young women in programming
Virtualrobe
BadalaNow
ECO-INNOVATION SERVICE
www.vicobaapp.com
www.tapsnapp.co
www.careerteller.com
www.metalinteractive.com
www.Tailored.com.ng (under construction)
www.quickerrands.com.ng
www.msbglobal.net
www.cavepost.com
www.transitionafrica.org
www.dextatek.com
www.getrooms.co
www.istoryweavers.com
www.e-ensures.com
www.tendapa.com
www.airstyl.com
wtcbsolutions.com
www.biFixit.com.ng
www.mobapp.at
www.okikiapp.com
www.kivumedia.com
www.nahrdev.com.eg
www.realestateexpress.co.za
writerscraftinternational@facebookpage.com
www.shield.co.ke
www.anelfort.com
www.girlseducationmissioninternational.org
www.sojuafrica.com
www.afroma.com
www.photomasters.co/
www.afroma.com
www.gawanarideshare.com
www.rainmaker.travel
www.tourfoot.com
www.sinethetaintl.com
https://eptechnology.wixsite.com/obama


About: Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age.GSE primarily provides online digital accelerator programs for startup ecosystems in different geographic regions, industry verticals, and impactful topic areas. Regions of focus are: AfricaAsia,America,Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the  Middle East . Frontier tech areas of focus are: Space , Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Drones IOT (Network + Sensors), Robotics, Synthetic Biology (Nano Tech) and Manufacturing (3d printing). Topic and industries of focus are: Fintech, Ed tech, Health Tech, Sustainable Development Goals. Smart City, Diversity and more.GSE also inspires influential stakeholdership by providing the world’s leading lab platform for training institutional entities such as governments, corporations, foundations, and universities. The GSE Digital Lab trains entities on the key elements of digital innovation and help these entities host customized digital accelerator programs that empowers their respective constituents.We culminate our digital programs by providing unique ecosystem experiences through a series off offline summits, bootcamps, and tours.

About the founders: Christine Souffrant Ntim is a Haitian-American entrepreneur with over 7 years business management experience across 30+countries. She was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, and Caribbean Change Makers 30 Under 30 in 2016. She is an award winning keynote speaker. Einstein Ntim is a Ghanian-British investor who speaks on Ai technology and Mental Health. He was listed as Ghana’s Future Leaders 30 Under 30, #1 at Draper University, and Class Speaker at Singularity University at NASA.

 

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