The second edition of the V8 Growth Labs accelerator program, which provides African founders with mentorship, business development, and up to $50,000 in funding, is now accepting applications.
The V8 Growth Labs Accelerator, sponsored by V8 Capital Partners, is a three-month program aimed at African founders who are working to solve significant African problems in areas such as financial services, healthcare, education, transportation, agriculture, artificial intelligence, robotics, and clean energy.
Launching its first growth fund, V8 Capital Partners LP 1, the VC company invested in several of the continent’s premier technological companies, including AppZone, 54gene, and Kobo360, as well as in early-stage start-ups through the V8 Growth Labs accelerator program.
Its flexible approach lets investors to benefit on the tremendous opportunity to invest in the African enterprise technology market, as it has over 70 years of worldwide knowledge and know-how spanning private equity, venture capital, and consulting.
The venture capital firm provides entrepreneurs with specialized know-how and capital to help them expand faster, as well as investors with access to the continent’s greatest risk-adjusted growth possibilities.
It aims to provide funding and know-how to help creators scale their businesses. The first cohort saw two startups – truQ and Agriple – receive funding, and applications for the second cohort are now open.
Those interested in applying can do so here.