Our focus

Our acceleration programme helps Edtech start-ups expand their capacity with tailored business support in four key areas


Adopting human centered design approach to build or refine solutions that would advance teaching and learning in Africa


Building team capacity to scale while leveraging high quality shared talents to deliver sustainable impact in the education system


Hand-holding support in developing and executing go-to-market strategy focused on widespread product distribution


Supporting each startup with initial equity free funding, while positioning them for additional investments from our network of investors

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Eligibility criteria

The type of startup we are the looking for

Women Led

Female founders of Edtech solution companies are strongly encouraged to apply


Has a balanced team, passionate about education


The startup must have an Edtech solution with verifiable and paying users

Nigeria or Kenya

The startup must be based and incorporated in Kenya or Nigeria.

Within focus area

Startup's product must align with accelerator's focus areas, such as increasing access to education, improving student learning experience, streamlining school management and enhancing teacher and trainer effectiveness.

Africa First

The startup must be an African focused Edtech Solution across K-12, Tertiary Education, Formal Skills, Corporate Learning and Informal Skills

How it works

Our application and selection process

Step 1 Screening

Interested innovators are to apply through this link. In this stage, the Edtech solutions will be assessed on the following criteria

  • Problem/Solution Fit
  • Founders Potential
  • Business Model Fit
  • Traction

Step 2 Second Assessment

Selected Edtech solution from the stage one will do a follow up assessment on the following based on the following criteria

  • Scalability
  • Long-term Plan/Vision
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Team Potential

Step 3 Interviews

Successful Edtech solutions from the second stage of assessment will move on to the interview stage after which the final selection will be done, subject to due diligence.

Why us?

We have a wealth of experience and successful startups to show for it


We provide access to $100k equity-free funding, as well as a network of investors for potential post-accelerator investments.

Expert Advisory

We have a formidable team of experts across Learning Science, Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Investments and Talent Management who will support you to take your startup to the next level.

Coaching and Mentorship

Founders in our portfolio who we have supported to build successful global businesses will provide tailored coaching and mentorship.


Our vibrant community of key stakeholders in the education ecosystem, including learners and students, provides easy access to test-beds for product reviews essential for building viable edtech solutions.

Access to Network

Gain access to our exclusive network of CcHUB alumni, pioneering founders creating groundbreaking solutions in Edtech, and our vibrant network of investors who are ready to support your growth.


We will provide comprehensive publicity support before, during, and after the program to ensure maximum reach and impact.

Ready to take your edtech solution to the next level?

Start your application