The Nairobi based Agribusiness for Innovation Incubator programme, is inviting people to apply for the 2014 programme.
If you have an innovation that is aimed at improving food production, processing, technology or distribution and have legalized your idea, then the Incubation Programme is looking for you.
The programme invites 12 agribusiness start–ups with mature ideas to work together with facilitators, mentors and like mined entrepreneurs in the same environment for 16 weeks.
The sessions and workshops will help the start-up teams analyze the real need for input and feedback from the market, customers and key stakeholders, and design their tests and pilots accordingly.
After 4 weeks of the sessions the teams will make presentations to a panel of business angles and their fellow peers and they panel will select 5 start-ups that will be given the pre-committed funding of $5,000 each, to commence the testing and piloting.
The piloting programme will continue for 10 weeks where they will be having guidance from facilitators, advisers and mentors.
The activities conclude with a presentation to potential investors, key stakeholders and the social enterprise community at large what their tests and pilots revealed, and what the next steps are for their business venture.