CcHub/Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship Program 2024

CcHub and Mastercard Foundation are excited to announce their partnership in empowering edtech startups that are building tools to enhance learning outcomes and accelerate access to equitable and quality education for Africa’s next generation. This collaboration provides a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to collaborate with experienced professionals who share the same goal of driving innovation in the edtech sector. The program offers hands-on mentorship and resources to help startups take their businesses to the next level.


To qualify for this fellowship program, startups must be Africa-focused and incorporated in Nigeria. They should be building solutions that address challenges across K-12, tertiary education, and vocational skills training. The edtech solution must be verifiable and aligned with the accelerator’s focus on education access, student learning, school management, and teacher/trainer effectiveness. Inclusive teams are encouraged, and female founders of edtech solution companies are strongly encouraged to apply.


Selected startups will be entitled to $100k in equity-free funding throughout the accelerator program. Additionally, startups will have access to investors to help scale their products and multidisciplinary experts for design, product, and tech optimization.

Applications will be reviewed in three stages: problem/solution fit, founder potential, business model fit, traction, scalability, long-term plan/vision, competitive advantage, and team potential. The deadline for application is February 17, 2024. Interested and qualified entrepreneurs can apply through the Co-Creation Hub’s website. For more details, visit the CcHub website. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to drive innovation in the edtech sector and improve access to quality education in Africa.


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