Led by the Honeywell Group, in partnership with the African Economic Revolution Fund (AERF), Itanna will provide the expertise, capital, market connections, institutional knowledge and the capital required to enable innovative teams build revolutionary enterprises.
“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
We believe that together we can power economic revolution through innovation and entrepreneurship.
10 Cohorts. $20,000 Investment. Mentorship & Advice. Access to Global Networks. Let the revolution begin!
INNOVATE WITH US
Finding Africa’s next Unicorn
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. Our first cohort starts at the end of Q1 2018.
We offer access to some of the brightest minds in the industry through our network.
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:
Are you ready to take your business to the next level?
Join Itanna and be part of our community