Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Startups News Hub

Meet 6 Edtech Startups Selected For Cohort 4 of Injini Edtech Incubator

Reading Time: 2 minutes


After a long and highly competitive recruitment process, the Injini team has selected six new edtech startups who will embark on a 5-month incubation programme starting next month.

The solutions selected for Injini Edtech Incubator came out on top of over 500 application originating from 37 African countries – almost 60% of them coming from Africa’s three major markets: Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya.

This year about 25% of the total applications for the Injini Edtech Incubator were female-led, a welcomed improvement from the 20% we saw in 2019.

The six startups selected for cohort 4 of the Injini EdTech Incubator are:

1.) 1 Million Teachers

A blended learning solution for teacher professional development developed in Nigeria and running programmes in 11 African countries.

2.) Ambani Africa

A South African born, gamified early childhood development (ECD) educational application for learning in African languages.

3.) Lumen Labs

A project-based learning solution to enhance Kenyan learners’ critical thinking and digital literacy skills.

4.) Mosabi

A mobile financial literacy application developed in Sierra Leone, that leverages data analytics to drive financial inclusion.

5.) Roundafire

A South African solution that offers a library of interactive e-storybooks in African languages to promote a culture of mother-tongue literacy during ECD.

6.) Smartix Education

A learning platform developed in Ghana with the aim to incorporate digital teaching aids in the classroom.

The 6 selected startups will get an opportunity to work with subject matter experts in education, business, technology and entrepreneurship.

But that’s not all, just for participating in the programme, the 6 participants in cohort 4 of the Injini Edtech Incubator will receive a grant of $6,500 to spend on your business.

READ  Apply For the Blackbox Connect 24 Programme 2018 For Global Startup Founders

Finally, if Injini is impressed with a startup’s performance and trajectory once you’ve joined the alumni startups, Injini may offer an investment of up to $66,500 for equity in your business!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.