MY.GAMES Venture Capital, Google launches second season of their joint business acceleration

EMEA – MY.GAMES Venture Capital (MGVC), the investment division of MY.GAMES, and Google have launched the second season of their joint business acceleration program for mobile game developers. The first season was launched in November 2020, offering EMEA developers free consulting services, including expert evaluation, key metrics analysis, recommendations on step-by-step improvements, as well as advice on scaling and international expansion. This season, MGVC allocates US$30 million for potential investments in studios and projects that have shown the potential of their team and product during the event and, according to…

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GreenHouse Lab launches pan-African fintech accelerator for startups

NIGERIA – GreenHouse Lab, the flagship accelerator programme by Nigerian VC firm GreenHouse Capital, has opened applications for a pan-African fintech accelerator, which will offer startups access to mentorship and funding opportunities. Powered by Google for Startups, GreenHouse Lab is the acceleration arm of GreenHouse Capital, and has accelerated 15 leading African startups since its inception. The six-week programme will bring together the most innovative African startups, accomplished tech founders, global investors, and world-class corporate partners. The accelerator represents GreenHouse Capital’s vision of “founders backing founders” and the importance of…

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Innovation accelerator Impact Lab launch Agritech Launchpad for innovative entrepreneurship

MOROCCO – Impact Lab, an African innovation accelerator, officially launched Launchpad Agritech, an acceleration program dedicated to the promotion of innovative entrepreneurship in the Moroccan agro-industry. With this initiative, Impact Lab aims to accelerate the marketing of Moroccan Agritech startups, but also to encourage the future generation of Moroccan Agritech entrepreneurs. “We are convinced that Morocco has the potential to position itself as a major innovation hub in the agro-industrial sector in Africa. However, the ecosystem of Agritech startups in Morocco is still weak, and innovation opportunities in the sector…

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Startup accelerator Changelabs launches scale up program for SMEs

EGYPT – Changelabs, a startup accelerators, has announced the launch of its leading “Scale Up To Green” accelerator targeting top Egyptian resource efficiency, green energy, and agritech companies. This accelerator will offer small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and scale ups unparalleled access to the resources they need to scale and acquire more customers. It also aims to help build the right long-term partnerships and raise additional rounds of funding. The programme is being launched in partnership with the Green for Growth Fund (GGF), which is an investment fund worth over…

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