The International Tech Hub Network is providing an opportunity for women based in Nigeria, Kenya or South Africa, who use tech to solve a local development challenge.

Programme details:

Across a three day tailored programme (20 – 22 January); participants will benefit from masterclasses, events and workshops; designed to provide in-depth training on how to scale and grow their business; expand into the UK, and how best to position their purpose-driven organisations.

Participants will discover the UK’s thriving tech ecosystem, exploring new opportunities for global partnerships; and increased investment through peer-to-peer networking.

The agenda will include: 

  • Training session led by successful female tech leaders sharing their funding journey
  • Masterclass event covering: protecting IP and raising offshore funding; accessing finance; scaling a purpose driven social impact business; protecting customers’ data
  • Roundtable with GEP alumni addressing scaling successfully in the UK
  • Tailored mentoring event with UK startups, including female founders
  • Innovation tour of co-working spaces, including Google Campus
  • Networking dinner with UK and African entrepreneurs.


  • Female founder leading a company within any tech sub-sector.
  • Can demonstrate a clear business model.
  • MVP product or prototype (must be fully operating in market.
  • Ambition to expand internationally in the picture.
  • Can demonstrate commitment to strengthen the local eco-system.


  • Access to world-class mentoring.
  • One-on-one time with UK investors and expert training to help scale your company.
  • Networking dinner with UK and African entrepreneurs.
  • Flights, accommodation and meals will be taken care of.

For further details and to apply, click here

Application Deadline: 21st November, 2019.

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