Call for Applications: Letโ€™s Build, Africa!

Are you an African startup ready to expand your horizons and tap into new markets across the continent? Co-creation Hub is excited to announce the launch of “Letโ€™s Build, Africa!” โ€“ an innovative market entry program designed to empower African startups for cross-border growth.

Program Overview

“Letโ€™s Build, Africa!” aims to provide strategic support and insights to startups poised for expansion into new African markets. This program offers a unique opportunity for startups to navigate diverse ecosystems, form strategic partnerships, and scale their businesses across the continent.


  • Facilitate Cross-Border Expansion: Gain insights and access to new markets across Africa.
  • Strengthen Intercontinental Ties: Collaborate and build investment opportunities with local stakeholders in target markets.
  • Boost Economic Integration: Contribute to the economic integration of Africa by facilitating easier market access for innovative businesses.

Eligibility Criteria

The startup must be registered in an African country.

At least one of the founders must be an African national.

The startup should be at the scale-up stage.


  • Pitch Session: Be one of the 10 startups to pitch in front of key ecosystem players, and potential investors.
  • Travel, ecosystem tours, and one on one meetings with potential customers, collaborators, and investors
  • Benefit from six months of post trip support to strengthen linkages made during ecosystem tours / advisory services on the target market.
  • Experience tailored ecosystem tours in one of the focus countries: Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, or Namibia.
  • Access to Market Opportunity Packs (MOP) provides insights into the countries the innovators will visit.
  • Opportunity to showcase your products to a curated audience of collaborators, investors, and potential customers.

Key Dates

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024

Selection: July 2024

Pitch Sessions: August 2024

Ecosystem Tours: October 2024

Post Ecosystem Tours Support: November 2024 – April 2025

Apply Now!

If you are ready to take your startup to new heights and explore exciting markets across Africa, apply now for the “Letโ€™s Build, Africa!” program. Donโ€™t miss this chance to be part of Africaโ€™s economic growth and innovation landscape.

Apply here: http://bit.ly/LetsBuildAfrica

For more information, contact us at startups@cchub.africa. Let’s build a thriving African startup ecosystem together!