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Your idea innovates and solves
a challenge in your local community?


NABIKO mentoring is the opportunity ...​

 
 
 

​    FOR students, employees, entrepreneurs​ who ...

  • have a business idea in an early adopter phase

  • operate in the fields of healthcare, made in Africa, education

  • are based in Africa

  • are solving a local development challenge

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

 
 

... by submitting your best-in-class solution to an international jury.

 
 
 

THE FOLLOWING PROJECT AREAS ARE ACCEPTED

 
 
 

MADE IN AFRICA

HEALTHCARE

EDUCATION

The jury will then select the most advanced and innovative candidates to attend the bootcamp to be held in April in Cameroon. During the bootcamp, the finalists will present their innovative products or solutions to the jury and

top 10 applicants​ will gain:

  • an 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 ETRILABS          , O'BOTAMA           , AKEWA ACCÉLÉRATEUR           , 
    INNOV'UP            incubation program free of charge for 8 months

  • access to virtual business support

  • a 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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READY TO BE PART? HERE ARE THE STEPS

 

BEGIN YOUR 8-MONTH
MENTORING PHASE

 

  JOIN IN INCUBATION
PROGRAM

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    UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL
AND SCALE

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ATTEND THE
BOOTCAMP  EVENT

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GET AN IMPRESSION OF THE

NABIKO PROGRAM 2019/2020

 
 

STAY TUNED AND
DON'T MISS OUT
ANY UPDATES!

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COVERED COSTS

 

INCLUDE 

  • participation in workshops in Cameroon 

  • material, catering and accommodation fees during boot camp days

BUT NOT 

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

 
 

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TIMELINE

 

 

 

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.

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You are here

Application & selection phase

program launch

Submission deadline

November 30, 2021 - January 15, 2022

You may get here

Boot camp days 

And then here

8-month mentoring program

And finally

Digital public closing event

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SELECTED PROJECTS  

 
 

Will be revealed here after selection

"WITH A LITTLE SEED OF IMAGINATION YOU CAN GROW A FIELD OF HOPE"

MEET OUR MENTORS

 
 
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Blandine Djeukou

Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant, Senior Audit Manager - Ernst & Young 

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Papdo Kouam

Vice President Advanced
Therapy France Belgium Africa - Siemens Healthcare

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Dr Gael Pentang

Senior Clinical Research
Scientist

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Steve Pentang

Entrepreneur, Senior Project Manager - Nokia Germany

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Evariste Happi

Entrepreneur, Expert Collaboration and Enterprise Digital Communication - Cisco Expert CCIE

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Dr Randolph Odi

Vice President Aircraft Engineering at SR Technics Group

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Merlin Tonka

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

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Dr. Armel Djeukou

Vice President - Unmanned Aerial System Programs at Airbus Defence & Space 

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Dr Jules Keghie

Group Manager - Hardware Engineering