Garage48 is coming to Namibia for the first time ever- to boost the local startup ecosystem and strengthen the ties between the key organizations of the ecosystem in the neighbouring countries!
Empowering the Startup Community Workshop is a 2-day long workshop dedicated to
creating new connections and strengthening the old ones between the startup ecosystem support organizations in Namibia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Botswana, Malawi and Mozambique!
We will handpick the representatives from the key players in the startup ecosystem support community, bring everyone together into one spot and ran series of brainstorming sessions, that will contribute to a stronger, smarter and more connected startup ecosystem. The sessions will be led by the professional moderators from Garage48.
Apply now: https://garage48.typeform.com/to/EVhN4ft0
Goals of the workshop
- to bring together different types of organizations /programmes /companies who play a role in the local startup/entrepreneurial ecosystems.
- network- getting to know each other better and understanding each other’s strengths.
- positioning the organizations into different categories in the startup ecosystem support network. Mapping out all the other organizations as well (who do not participate in the workshop) who play a vital role in the startup-support-ecosystem!
- to map out the most standard problems that the early-stage startups /companies stumble upon in the West-African region
- to map out the key funding opportunities for the startups (public and private sources)
When and where?
15-16 of November
Who is invited?
Representatives from up to 30 organizations, who are helping the startup ecosystem to grow and flourish!
PS! There is a possibility to travel and attend the workshop in person (all costs covered for the selected participants)
Applications are open until 31/10/2021!
The program is supported by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Development Cooperation Fund and carried out by Garage48 and Startup Namibia