AfriLabs; the pan-african network of 123 technology and innovation centers across 34 African countries recently welcomed Jokkolabs, a network of innovation centers in 8 Senegal, Cameroon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali and France, as well as a representation in Morocco and Congo.
The 12 Jokkolabs members make AfriLabs a network of 135 centers across 36 African countries. AfriLabs and Jokkolabs will work together to design programs for both networks. JokkoLabs members will enjoy all the advantages of being members of AfriLabs such as access to events, programs and resources.
“Since the launch of one of the first innovation hubs in Africa 8 years ago in Senegal, Jokkolabs has been dedicated to the building of a great ecosystem of African innovation for a shared prosperity with our partners. To join the AfriLabs network is another stage of “building a bridge instead of a wall” between the various initiatives and regions with the profit of entrepreneurs on the continent as the end goal”. – Karim Sy, founder, Jokkolabs.
AfriLabs is a pan-african network of 135 technology and innovation centers across 36 African countries. AfriLabs is an organization that supports innovation centers to raise successful entrepreneurs that will create jobs and develop innovative solutions to African problems. Visit www.afrilabs to learn more about AfriLabs.
“We are excited to work with Jokkolabs on programs that will have an impact on our joint communities and to contribute to the realization of our vision of open markets for African startups, regional integration, the promotion of the innovation and technology for social development and economic development on the continent. ” – Anna Ekeledo, Executive Director, AfriLabs.