Call for Applications: Cohort 6.0 Digital AT Accelerator

For Assistive Tech Ventures


Innovate Now has helped to launch 21 African assistive tech ventures over four acceleration cycles. African start-ups receive mentorship, learning and expert guidance over a 3-6 month period to create market fit, scalable and investable Assistive Technologies (AT).


• Innovation-driven startups who are improving access to assistive technology through digital means or offering digital assistive technology solutions across education, healthcare, livelihoods and other sectors.

• Innovative, execution focused-agile problem solvers.

• Authentic mission-driven founder(s)

• Teams with a culture of empathy, continuous learning and problem solving

• Structured and efficient teams (defined ownership, commitment, roles and accountability) and organisation (systems, processes and resources)

What Are The Benefits? 

✓ Access to Kenya-based and global mentors and subject matter experts in assistive technology and entrepreneurship.

✓ Access to a growing network of Live Labs-A unique concept that allows you to test, get feedback and validate directly with persons with disabilities across East Africa.

✓ Access to an investor network and investor readiness programs and funding ecosystem e.g. AT Impact Fund, innovation advisory and investment and Norwegian community of practice.

✓ Technical Assistance: Tangible, direct support relating to what’s needed for your startup to succeed: legal, marketing, fundraising, experimental design, pitching and investor readiness.

✓ Access to global inclusive innovation ecosystem and partner network across organisations of persons with disabilities, universities, funders, Assistive Technology experts, disability experts, inclusive design experts, corporations and NGOs.

Application Deadline – 15th August 2022

To apply, click HERE.

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