Free, 10-week online programme.
The AWS FinTech Africa Accelerator is a virtual, equity-free 10-week program that leverages the best of Amazon's infrastructure and partner network to support pre-seed and seed stage FinTech startups developing their projects in Africa and beyond in the following categories:
The Accelerator gives high-potential seed-stage fintech companies the specialized mentorship, resources, and partnership opportunities they need to better leverage AI, innovate financial services, and meet new customer demands—all while creating powerful solutions in the cloud.
- Open & Embedded Finance
- Big Data & AIML
- Blockchain & Decentralised Finance
- Financial inclusion & Sustainability
AWS FinTech Africa Accelerator trains chief executive and chief technology officers in strategy, tech team management, product development, and helps founders prepare for navigating the complexities of fundraising. Amazon does not take equity or debt in the companies.
Startups that are selected will join AWS’ Activate program which provides founders with up to $25,000 in Activate Credits, and other services. Founders will also participate in workshops and one-on-one sessions with industry experts to address specific challenges their company faces.