Katapult team up with Tony Blair Institute for the development of an African accelerator In collaboration with Smart Africa, Norrsken and the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (Norrsken), Katapult Africa Accelerator Programme has been launched.
The Katapult Accelerator is a Norwegian-based organization that has invested in several African entrepreneurs. It also developed spin-offs, such as Katapult Ocean, and a climate-focused programme. “The Katapult Africa team here in Kigali, Rwanda is all very excited to be working with our program partners TBI, Smart Africa, and Norrsken, as well as engaging with companies, different ecosystem partners, and corporate partners as Katapult launches the Africa Accelerator Program,” said Philip Gasaatura, Katapult country director for Rwanda. The Katapult Africa Accelerator Programme is a three-month program that will be run both physically and digitally in Rwanda. Its goal is to invest and accelerate 15 companies. Strongly encouraged are startups in agriculture and food tech, supply chain services and logistics, as well sustainable infrastructure startups. apply.