Africa’s First and Largest Online Startup Accelerator Returns With $100k in Prize

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)  returns with Africa’s largest digital accelerator.

The Africa program is part of a global initiative that has scaled rapidly as the world first and largest digital online accelerator program with 140 global partners. GSE seeks 1000 innovators for the 2018 series which will be facilitated by over 50 global speakers. The initiative was founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur- Christine Souffrant Ntim.

Apply via https://goo.gl/forms/jC5axTv0QX2OtBPK2

Accepted companies will receive prizes and perks with Google, Amazon, Hubspot and Sendgrid. The details of the offers are as follows:

  • FREE $3,000 Google Cloud Credits 
  • FREE $15,000 Amazon Webs Services Credits
  • FREE 1 year Sendgrid email marketing credits ($20,000 Value)
  • 90% Off Hubspot Marketing Services ($45,000 Value)
  • FREE 1 year access to GSE online webinars, programs and trainings ($17,000 Value)


GSE digital accelerator programs are open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Each application round is rolling admission until the top 100 are selected to complete the program. From the finalist pool, 10 will be selected to pitch investors and influencers on demo day. The top 3 are announced at the conclusion of the program to receive partner prizes, media features, and potential investment.

Startups can apply for admission to a digital accelerator by November 13th. The program is free. No equity ask. No obligation.  The 2018 accelerator dates are: Africa (November 14, 15 @6pm-9pm  Ghana Time). Apply via: https://goo.gl/forms/jC5axTv0QX2OtBPK2.

Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator and editor of TechNovaGh.com, an online digital platform focusing on technology in Ghana.

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