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# 1     Submit your idea with a video pitch  SUBMISSION CLOSED! 

# 2         Begin your 8-month mentoring phase

# 3              Join O'BOTAMA incubation program

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# 4    Unleash your potential and scale

We are looking for ...

 

​students, employees, entrepreneurs​ who ...

  • have a business idea in an early adopter phase

  • operate in the fields of biomedicine, renewable energies, connectivity, autonomy in logistics, finance, and agriculture

  • are based in Cameroon

  • are solving a local development challenge

  • want to improve their business operations by interacting with experts and African diaspora mentors

  • are ready to commit to the 8-month NABIKO mentoring program.

Apply if your project fits in the following areas.

Renewable energy

Internet of things

Biomedicine

Autonomy and logistic

Finance

Agriculture

Benefits for  ...

 

top 10 applicants​ are ...

  • opportunity to join an 8-month mentoring program 

  • access to industry experts from the African diaspora

  • access to physical workshops in Cameroon free of charge: 5-day boot camp

  • access to O'BOTAMA incubation program free of charge for one year

  • access to virtual business support

  • grant of up to 500 € during the mentoring program and based on goals achievement

  • visibility to potential investors from a diaspora business angel group with the possibility of follow-up investment at the end of the program for best-ranked projects.

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Submit your project ...

Pitch your value proposition to the jury.

 

Boost your project idea ...

join a knowledge-sharing event with inspiring workshops, practical and business-specific tips, and tools. 

Accelerate your project ...

use the time to work on your business idea

and bring it forward with the help of

your mentor. Improve your network.

You were here

application & selection phase

program launch

NEW submission deadline

October 15, 2019 - December 08, 2019

video pitches  SUBMISSION CLOSED!

selected projects will be announced on

January 20, 2020.

 

You were here

boot camp days 

workshops in Cameroon

February 24, 2020 - February 28, 2020

 

an intense 5-day event with experts.

And then here

8-month mentoring program

1-to-1 mentor/mentee 

March 2nd, 2020 - October 29, 2020

 

access to international standard technologies.

And finally

digital public closing event

Lesson learn and knowledge sharing

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Costs are covered  ...

 

for ...

  • participation in workshops in Cameroon 

  • material, catering and accommodation fees during boot camp days

not for ...

  • connection fees from home country during the 8-month mentoring phase

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Selected projects are  ...

 
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CHAMELEON

CIM Eschborn, "CIM - der Film: One person can make a difference." 

Merlin tonka

Head of Automation Test Department for X-ray
medical devices at Siemens Healthcare

Dr. Solomon agbo

Institute of Energy and climate research, Head of
Africa bridge program at Research Center in Julich

Steve Pentang, PMP

Entrepreneur, Senior Project/program Manager

at Nokia Germany

Blandine nganso, ca

Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA);
Senior manager in audit

at Ernst & Young

evariste happi

Entrepreneur, Expert Collaboration and enterprise
digital Communication

at Cisco Expert CCIE

Dr. armel djeukou

Vice president Unmanned Aerial Systems Programs at Airbus Defence & Space

OLIVIA DAVIS-MBOU

Product Manager at Lufthansa Industry Solutions,
PMP certified

Dr. Gael tchoukio

Senior Clinical Research Scientist

Papdo Kouam

Vice president Advanced Therapy France Belgium Africa at Siemens Healthcare

DR. Georgia

obigodi-ndjeng

Technical Sales Manager at Vallourec

DR. Jules Keghie

Group Manager Hardware Engineering 

DR. Randolph odi

Vice President Aircraft Engineering

at SR Technics Group

Meet our mentors