As the first initiative of its kind in Africa, this equity-free mentorship program will identify promising early-stage startups keen on applying advanced connectivity and processing technologies to innovative end-to-end systems solutions, including hardware, and provide these companies with business coaching, access to engineering consultation for product development, and guidance on protecting intellectual property.
> Mentorship – 1:1 mentorship with Qualcomm leaders on a regular cadence
> Skilling – Masterclasses on product management, pitch clinic, IPR, hardware architecture.
> Visibility – Demo Day with the startup ecosystem. CConnectwith various industry leaders, VCs, investors, and other accelerators.
Application Phase: December 13th 2022 to February 28th 2023
Shortlisting of the Startups: March 2023
Mentorship Program: April 2023 to November 2023
Program Finale & Demo Day: December 2023