Make-IT Africa Innovative Solutions
Tech startups

We provide you with connections and skills, so you can do what you do best: develop innovative solutions to create change.

What we do for your tech startup

We regularly develop and implement accelerator and funding programmes with our partners. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels and apply for suitable programmes! Our programmes support you, for example, through:

Sharpening your skills through accelerator programmes

Financial resources, capacity building, experts, knowledge, and recommendations – we provide you with trustworthy support.

Expanding your network

We establish contact with partners, investors, mentors, and networks – in your ecosystem and at pitch and matchmaking events.

Scaling your product and ideas

With access to markets and partners, we can help your startup to gain traction and facilitate your scaleability.

News & events
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    Uganda's Investment Guide is out now!
    Investors, entrepreneurs, innovation hubs, government actors and other innovation ecosystem players gathered on the 19th of August 2022 in Kampala for the launch of the Investment Guide Uganda.
    News Article — August 26, 2022 — Alina Schlesinger
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    Deep Dive Africa II– More than 500k USD raised
    Startups, from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda participated in Deep Dive Africa II. Startups worked collaboratively to drive global investor interest and increase funding opportunities.
    News Article — August 19, 2022
  • Startups in Africa pitch their smart cities ideas at the demo day in Rwanda for the Smart Cities Innovation Programme
    22 African Smart Cities Startups Pitch their Ideas
    The Smart Cities Innovation Programme had a successful online-pitch event, where the participating startups from across the Continent were able to showcase their achievements and investment readiness.
    News Article — June 29, 2022
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    ii2030 -Co-creation Phase Workshop
    With an interactive two-day workshop facilitated by Endeva and the Rwandan Ministry for ICT and Innovation, the co-creation stage of tThe Rwanda Smart Cities Edition of the ii2030 was commenced.
    News Article — June 29, 2022

Our programmes to support innovative solutions

With our partners, we have already launched a variety of programmes tailored to the needs of tech startups all across Africa – from matchmaking, capacity building to mentoring. Our collaborative approach always aims at providing trustworthy support.

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Female Leadership Programme - Lead F Africa
Investing in female foudners
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The Open Innovation Programme
The customer has the answers – getting startups market-ready.
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Investment Guide

Find your investor and learn about funding, raising capital & investor types.

Visit our Investment Guide
Our latest stories
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    Event season is back: Make-IT in Africa and Friends attend Germany’s largest Founders Festival Bits & Pretzels 2022
    Good things come to those who wait! After events were postponed over and over again a Make-IT in Africa & Friends delegation attended the Bits & Pretzels in Munich. And they had a blast!
    Blog Article — November 9, 2022 — Anna Vambe
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    The ii2030 Rwanda Smart City Edition Journey
    To co-create systemic solutions in the smart city space, Make-IT supports the “ii2030 Rwanda Smart City Edition” a flagship initiative of Endeva.
    Blog Article — May 24, 2022 — Belen Adem, Endeva
  • Naa Sika: Leveraging the innovation ecosystem to scale
    Naa Sika: FinTech startup with an innovative banking solution
    The startup Naa Sika Micro Bank and its lead Ralph Menz are on a journey of creating innovative and trendy ways to manage money effectively.
    Blog Article — March 30, 2022
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    Cooling with the sun? Yes! The KOOLBOKS way…
    Frequent power outages, high costs of buying and running generators, and the relatively high cost of refrigerators prevent many African businesses ...
    Blog Article — March 30, 2022
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    With Optimalogistic an empty truck becomes an opportunity
    In Tunisia, for every three deliveries, two trucks return empty to their cities of origin.
    Blog Article — March 30, 2022