Program

A web and media platform for support structures

Africinnov.com is a professional network of support structures in Africa, composed of a media space, a mapping of the structures, a qualified directory of incubates, information on the ecosystems… etc.

A ressource centre for entrepreneurship support

With various level of access, this collaborative « tool box” for incubators offers structured and organised data. It aims to facilitate daily life of support structures.

A monitoring tool for the follow up of incubated startups

Supporting projects promoters necessitates the use of various tools which are not always adapted. The management software Africinnov is a complete tool for monitoring incubated enterprises.

Training programs for teams in charge of supporting entrepreneurs

Professionalization of the structures by training the teams in charge of the support. The programme meets this need by organizing sessions of face-to-face and / or moocs.

Seed funds for supporte startups

Without taking equity, interest-free loans are designed to fund start-ups with high potential, which create local jobs. These loans are meant to leverage other financial backers....

Label process for support structures

The Africinnov label will allow to recognize and promote structures that do a real work of support for innovative entrepreneurship in ecosystems of Africa.

Governance and partners

Steering comitee

The program is managed by a steering comitee that makes sure of the good processing of operations. It is the decisions taking organ of the programme. It gathers twice a year. It validates strategic orientations and different actions taken in the frame of the programme.

Agence Française de Développement
Financial partner

Main funder of the programme (1.7 milions euros), the French agency for development (AFD) is a public institution at the heart of the French cooperation policy. It has been fighting against poverty and promoting development of southern countries for the last seventy years. It also supports economic and social dynamism of overseas.

Agence Française de Développement
Financial partner
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Technical Partner

Financial and technical partner of the programme on the elements of teams training and labelisation, the Organisation Internationale de la Fracophonie (OIF) has for mission to give life to active solidarity between the states and governments that compose it. A community of destiny, aware of the links and potential that comes from the share of a language, French, and universal values.

Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Technical Partner
Bond' innov
Founding Consortium

Contributor and beta tester, Bondinnov is a member of the founding consortium. Incubator of innovative projects that support innovation with high economic and social impact, It accompanies all sort of innovative project, in France and southern countries, in particular projects in the fields of health / biotechnologies, environment, and social economy.

Bond' innov
Founding Consortium
CIPMEN
Founding Consortium

The Incubator centre dor SME in Niger (CIPMEN) is a member of the founding consortium. Contributor and beta tester, it actively participates in the building of the programme. It was launched from a public- private partnership, with the objective of supporting startups in the sectors of ICT, renewable energies, agribusiness, as well as project promoters in their steps of creation, development and growth.

CIPMEN
Founding Consortium
CTIC
Founding Consortium

CTIC Dakar is a member of the founding consortium.

Contributor and beta tester, it actively participates in the building of the programme. It is the first business incubator and accelerator launched in West Africa entrepreneurs in ICT and mobile technologies. This non-profit organisation was launched in april 2011, under the impulsion of the Senegalese private sector, eager to boost the ICT sector and to promote the growth of the most innovative companies.

CTIC
Founding Consortium
IRD
Partner member

The Institute of research for Development (IRD) is a French research organism, original and unique in the European research for development landscape. Its activities of research, education, and innovation aim to contribute to the social, economic and cultural development of southern countries.

IRD
Partner member
Orange
Partner member

Orange is a French telecommunications company. The firm supports and accompanies the digital transformation of the world. With the ambition of being the operator of the internet age that acts for economic, social and environmental progress, the group is building a CSR and Sustainable Development commitment to corporate citizenship around three major issues: trust, progress and environment.

Orange
Partner member
AfricaFrance
Partner member

Decided at the Elysée summit on 6 and 7 December 2013, which bring together the French and African Heads of State, the association ``AfricaFrance for a Shared Growth`` aims to strengthen relations between companies in France and Africa, on a partnership basis for sustainable and inclusive growth.

AfricaFrance
Partner member
La Fabrique
New member

La Fabrique will join the governance of the program from October 2017.

It is an incubator entirely dedicated to supporting social and responsible companies in West Africa. Accompaniment, co-working, consulting, training give life to the greatest ambitions!

La Fabrique
New member
Etrilabs
New member

Etrilabs/TekXL will join the governance of the program from October 2017

EtriLabs / TekXL helps developers, social entrepreneurs, non-governmental organizations, businesses and governments create and / or use innovative technology solutions.

Etrilabs
New member

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Mark William - CEO Incubator

Incubator, blissful innovation

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Emily Ross - PR Manager

Collaborating was efficient

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Andrew Adams - Support Team

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