Funding & support opportunities for African healthtech innovators

Written By

  • Yomi Kazeem
  • Zillah Waminaje

Geography-specific opportunities

Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania:  develoPPP Ventures is seeking applications from early-stage startups with business models that advance sustainable development goals. Participating startups will receive €100,000 in grant funding to support their growth. More information is available here.
Deadline: June 30, 2024

Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Sudan, Mozambique: Renew Capital is accepting applications for Renew Venture Lab, a support program for growth-oriented founders of tech-enabled, asset-light companies. Selected startups will participate in a training series, and access between $50,000 to $300,000 in funding. More information is available here.
Deadline: N/A

Pan-African opportunities 

Applications for Africa’s Business Heroes Award remain open. Selected startups will participate in the grand finale pitch competition for a share of a $1.5 million grant fund. More information is available here.
Deadline: Extended to June 9, 2024

gener8tor Milwaukee Accelerator is accepting applications for its industry, geography, and business model agnostic program. Five selected startups will receive $100,000 in funding, alongside 12 weeks of mentorship-driven training. Apply here.
Deadline: June 14, 2024

Applications are open for the Let’s Build Africa! Program by Co-Creation Hub. The program seeks to provide participating African startups with market entry support and facilitate cross-border expansion. More information is available here.
Deadline: June 30, 2024

The AWS Health Equity Initiative is offering up to $250,000 AWS credits to healthtech companies addressing health disparities in underserved communities. More information is available here.
Deadline: June 30, 2024

If you know of an organization which offers funding or support to businesses in African health tech, please let us know. Our team evaluates each support opportunity to share with our community of innovators. 


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