Empowering Tech African Women Founders

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    Tech African Women: is a program led by BetaCube and supported by UNECA dedicated to building a strong female-led tech Startup pipeline and community in Africa. it will run from August to December 2022 and is composed of 3 main phases:

What we aim for ?

Empower female founders to leverage their skills to build strong tech startups from scratch

Accelerate the transformation of project ideas and prototypes into validated business models, ready for market & investment

Build communities and alliances to aggregate opportunities for women entrepreneurs and maximize impact.

What do we offer?



  • An invitation to participate in a 3-day intensive training bootcamp in your country
  • A cash grant of 2k usd for the winning team per country
  • A fully funded trip to Rwanda for 2 winning projects per country to pitch in the final ceremony


  • Access to a pool of tech & design experts to develop your MVP
  • Personal Support from a startup coach
  • Customized one to one coaching sessions with top experts in Marketing & Finance
  • Intercultural journey of learning from entrepreneurs from Tunisia, Tanzania, Ethiopia & Senegal
  • A cash grant of 7k usd for the best startup at the end of the program
  • ELIGIBILITY

  • All participants must be female between 18 and 35 years old .
  • To have an idea of a tech startup that is addressing at least one of the SDGs .
  • To be a national of one of the targeted countries: Tunisia, Tanzania, Senegal & Ethiopia .
  • To be available and committed to attending all the bootcamp sessions physically
    in addition to the online incubation phase .
  • To be able to communicate fluently in French or English .
  • Program Timeline

    Bootcamp timeline

    Deadline to apply

    August 10th,2022

    Deadline to apply

    August 17th,2022

    Deadline to apply

    August 17th,2022

    Deadline to apply

    August 17th,2022




    Who are we?

    This program is powered by UNECA and implemented by Betacube.