“Itanna means to ignite”

Itanna is an impact initiative that invests in disruptive businesses in Africa providing growth capital and seed capital through its 5-month accelerator programme. Located at the Enterprise Factory in Lagos, Nigeria, it is a place (physically and conceptually) where Africa’s top talent will bring their ideas, visions, expertise, and resources to create a new wave of revolutionary enterprises that stimulate economic growth across the continent. It is a place we will do business. It is a place where we will build businesses. It is a place where we will IGNITE.

Economic Revolution through Innovation

Itanna will provide the expertise, capital, market connections, institutional knowledge and the capital required to enable innovative teams build revolutionary enterprises.

We believe that together we can power economic revolution through innovation and entrepreneurship.

$20,000 Investment. Mentorship & Advice. Access to Global Networks. Let the revolution begin!

Finding Africa’s next Unicorn

We see the potential of the continent and realise the need to continually disrupt the industries we operate in. Our mission is to help build the next generation of inspired Nigerian and African entrepreneurs. We would love you to join us.

5-month innovation programme in Lagos with early stage capital

Growth capital for more established startups.

Join Itanna for our 5-month innovation programme in our Enterprise Factory

Each programme has a specific focus and we will leverage on the Group’s portfolio and network to help our entrepreneurs.

Informal Mentorship

We offer access to some of the brightest minds in the industry through our network.

Facilitated Networking

At our events, you will meet global industry leaders.

Co-Working Office Space

The Factory has been crafted to be the ultimate working and collaboration environment for our members.

Access to Capital

All cohort businesses have access to US$20,000 during the 5-month programme. An additional US$100,000 will be provided to the top two graduates.

Our first cohort is FinTech focused

We are open to all FinTech ideas but are particularly interested in the following themes:

Blockchain Technologies

Virtual Registrars

Credit Scoring

Data Analytics

Online Lending





Are you ready to take your business to the next level?

Join Itanna and be part of our community