Itanna (Accelerator/Investment) 2020

Igniting Enterprise

Overview

Nov 30
Aug 1 - Nov 13 - 23:30
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Africa
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Automotive, Clothing and textiles production, Computer hardware, Electronics, Food production, Furniture

Announcement from the organizer: Due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on our ability to deliver a full program, We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis with the aim of resuming the accelerator program in 2021.

Exceptional applications may, however, be contacted for direct investment discussions.


The Itanna accelerator program is specially designed to support early-stage tech-enabled startup in Africa who are looking to grow. The program provides mentorship, access to network, up to $30,000 in equity funding, and support from the Honeywell Group of companies.

The 4-month accelerator program operating out of our Enterprise Factory in Lagos, Nigeria targets Tech startups to provide initial investment, as well as hands-on advice from experts and mentorship from leading global Tech entrepreneurs and industry experts.


HOW IT WORKS

We provide the most conducive environment for you to thrive and grow your business

1. Settling In
We will spend the first few weeks understanding your business, objectives you’ve set for yourselves during your time with the accelerator, and help you map out effective strategies to achieve your goals. All startups will be given an initial investment of $30,000 at the beginning of their journey.

2. Down to Business
Customized workshops based on your objectives, will help you get stuck in and focus your goals, to create the winning strategies needed to accelerate your business.

3. Expand Your Network
You will have access to our network of mentors and experts, who are primed to advise you and help you solve your business problems. Participants will work with Honeywell Group’s portfolio companies and other enterprises in our network to further develop your products.

4. Tap into a Wealth of Experience
Ignite your business acumen by capitalizing on the opportunity to learn from the experiences of some of the most sought after local, Pan-African, and international experts in their fields.

5. Demo Day
We will prepare you for Demo Day where you will be given the opportunity to pitch your business to our network of deep-pocket investors.

6. Once Itanna, Always Itanna
As a part of the Itanna family, we will continue to be a part of your journey after the accelerator ends; providing you access to resources, our full network including Honeywell Group’s portfolio companies and follow on investment.


Why Itanna?


Great shared office space with all you need to get working

 


Amazing mentors ready to help grow your business

 


Connecting with an extensive network

 

Support from an industry heavyweight; Honeywell Group

 


Demo Day with investors looking to grow new ventures

 


Access to shared resources and services

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