With increased number of Technology Hubs and Incubators in several countries in Africa,the continent is no doubt fast becoming the home for Technology start-ups promoting Technology Entrepreneurship in Africa.The latest of such initiative is called think based in Kigali,Rwanda.
Think,the newly established tech incubator in Kigali announced recently the call for applications to technology entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Africa.Selected incubates will undergo a six-month program designed to support exceptional undertakers and start-ups to develop new and innovative digital solutions.
This Tigo and Millicom incubator is located in a purpose-built facility in Gasabo district, City of Kigali will be the base from which up to five applicants/teams with higher potential will be selected by a competitive selection process.
The first *think *cohort will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. Tigo will provide these entrepreneurs with seed financing, structured training and coaching programmes, access to Tigo technical resources for product testing and trials and support in accessing outside investors and customers.
Tigo Rwanda General Manager, Tongai Maramba said: “We are excited to welcome the first batch of talented entrepreneurs at *think.* We are calling on tech entrepreneurs across the continent with solid ideas for digital innovation for Africa. Tigo is looking forward to invest in their skills and ingenuity.”
Rwanda’s Minister for Youth and ICT, Jean-Philbert Nsengimana commented:”Rwanda is becoming a hub for technology innovations, and *think* is a great addition to our vibrant ecosystem. We cannot wait to see the next Africa start-ups burgeoning from Rwanda.”