LeadTech is an intensive 6-month incubation program dedicated to early-stage women-owned or women-led tech start-ups. The program aims to nurture and provide a supportive environment for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and become independent.
The main target sectors for this years LeadTech Incubation program are as follows;
LeadTech Incubation Program Timeline
- Application phase – Applications are open until the 24th of April
- Selection phase – Starting from 27 April until May 11, pre-selected startups will receive invites for interviews
- 3-weeks in-house incubation – Selected startups will go through a training session at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
- 5-Months Virtual Incubation – Startups will receive remote support through an e-mentoring platform, closely working with mentors and experts
- Pitch & Demo Day -Startups will have the opportunity to pitch at the 6th African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum later this year.
Who can apply?
Anyone between ages 18-50 living in an African country can apply for the LeadTech Incubation Program.
All entrepreneurs should have a proof of concept for their technologies and should have “early customer interest” and be “close to product-market fit”.