SPRING announces 19 startups joining East Africa cohort

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SPRING accelerator has returned to East Africa for the third edition of its programme, selecting 19 startups to join the next cohort.

Disrupt Africa reported in 2015, SPRING launched its inaugural programme in East Africa, focused on supporting startups improving the lives of adolescent girls living in poverty. 18 startups were selected to join the first cohort, receiving an average of US$80,000 each. A second programme was conducted in Asia.

For the third edition of the programme, SPRING has returned to East Africa, with 19 startups from five countries in the region forming the new cohort.

Source: Disrupt Africa (link opens in a new window)

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