Roundup: #Healthtech funding & support opportunities

Our monthly round-up of funding and support opportunities for health tech innovators in sub-Saharan Africa is below. Best of luck! 


Geography-specific opportunities 

Nigeria, Kenya: In partnership with USAID and DAI, Nivi is offering four organizations a chance to accelerate their user engagement with $100,000 worth of marketing credits and 12 month free subscription to the askNivi chatbot platform. More information is available here.
Deadline: April 30, 2021

Nigeria: Early-stage startups can apply to participate in an accelerator program by the Lagos-based arm of Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator. Participating startups will receive technical support during a virtual four-month program. Applications can be submitted here.  
Deadline: May 9, 2021 

Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe: Women working in tech in the listed countries can apply to participate in TechWomen Emerging Leaders Program. The program, which offers capacity-building and networking opportunities in San Francisco and Washington DC, is an initiative of the US Department of State. Applications can be submitted here.
Deadline: May 5, 2021 

Pan-African opportunities 

The Africa Startup Initiative Program is accepting applications from early-stage African tech startups across key sectors, including health. Ten selected startups will participate in an intensive three-month accelerator program which will culminate in a Demo Day pitch to investors. Applications can be submitted here.
Deadline: May 14, 2021 

The Samya Rose Stumo Fellowship for Global Health provides young women interested in creating transformative health projects with opportunities to develop and incubate their ideas. Selected fellows will participate in a 12-month program and work with global experts to develop health projects. Applications can be submitted here.
Deadline: April 26, 2021   


That’s all for now. See you next time!  

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