Three African startups make it into Katapult Accelerator’s third cohortVenture Central firstname.lastname@example.org
Oslo-based Katapult Accelerator has selected three African startups from Kenya, Egypt and Tunisia to join its third cohort, comprised of 12 startups from around the world.
The three are Kenyan banking solution FinAccess, Egyptian edtech PraxiLabs and Tunisian tech talent accelerator Think.iT.
Katapult Accelerator managing partner and co-founder Haakon Brunell said the 12 startups had been selected from among 1500 companies from 107 countries.
Katapult Accelerator’s three-month long programme aims to scale businesses and scale their impact. Each of the 12 startups will receive a $150 000 equity investment from the Katapult Accelerator Fund.
In addition, the accelerator’s programme also provides participants access to its network of global investors and partnerships that can boost startups into their next phase of development, specific to their growing needs.