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Turbine is the leading start-up Incubator and Accelerator in Mauritius. Launched in 2015 by the ENL Group, Turbine acts as a catalyst for entrepreneurs helping them convert their ideas into successful and sustainable businesses. Turbine is a national accredited incubator by the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC). Turbine also works closely with Sting, the leading Accelerator in the Nordics. <p></p> Incubation<br> The steps to Start and Grow a Business<br> The Turbine Business Incubation Programme helps businesses reach important milestones in their growth and development, whether securing their first clients, mapping out their supply chain, or hiring new team members. Learn how to start a business and gear it for growth. <p></p> Their people skills, experience and expertise help our portfolio companies go from strength to strength. <p></p> The <mark>Incubation Programme is aimed at entrepreneurs who are ready to register their business with the Mauritian Authorities. This programme is open to foreigner who are willing to start their venture in Mauritius and benefit from the Innovator’s Visa.</mark> <p></p> Business Accelerator<br> An Intensive Business Scale Up Bootcamp<br> The Acceleration Programme is open to businesses who are ready to scale and need investment to grow their team, increase their tractions and revenues. The Acceleration Programme is generally organised with a cohort of 8 start-ups so you can get inspiration and motivation from your peers. <p></p> The <mark>Acceleration Programme is open to more established start-ups who have validated their offering with paying customers but require a boost to increase their sales and tractions either locally or internationally.</mark>

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Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub

There is no better time than now to be in the FinTech space, particularly as an agile entrepreneur or tech SME. Digital wallets, internet banking, alternative point of sales and mobile financial products all provide life-altering options to a largely unbanked African market. However, because of the very nature of Financial Technology, it can be challenging to get past the red tape after investing the time to innovate, particularly if it involves disrupting historically traditional industries. This is why MAFH exists, if you join the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub you’ll: <p></p> <br> - Be plugging your business into a network of pan-African, Mauritian governments, corporates, FSPs, investors, FinTech businesses and tech experts. <br> - Get assistance with regulatory sandbox licences as well as business registration. <br> - <mark>Have access to resources and knowledge from other tech businesses that form part of the ecosystem.</mark> <br> - Have the opportunity to get in touch with potential investors and other funding sources. <br> - A number of African FinTech startups have made Mauritius their home, providing a proven template for business that want to enter African markets via Mauritius. <br> - Attend roundtable events with regulatory bodies. <br> - Be supported by the MAFH team’s in-house legal expert, with extensive experience in FinTech regulation. <br> - <mark>Benefit from Mauritian investor agreements in place that can act as buffers for businesses looking to enter new growing African markets.</mark> <br> - Free workshops with regulators, government representatives and other legislative decision-makers. <br> - Be part of innovation labs run by corporates of MAFH itself.