Idea Marathon

What is Idea Marathon?

Idea Incubation Programme (“Idea Marathon”) is an initiative of Ennovate Hub, to be facilitated with implementing partners. The Idea Marathon is aimed at supporting entrepreneurs in translating their ideas into sellable product. This programme is designed to fill the needs of nurturing ideas and turning them into visible products, ready to launch into the market.Through this programme, entrepreneurs and their startups are being groomed to become technically Ready for accelerator programmes or seed funding to further proof business concept.

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Idea Marathon Incubation Program is a flagship program of Ennovate Hub, in partnership with Smart Lab that is aimed at providing top level incubation support to early stage startups. We help entrepreneurs to build a desirable and scalable product from inception until they go to market. The incubator program also provides expert mentorship and team capacity building to help startups team members develop the right skills, experience and competences needed to grow their venture. The incubation program will be facilitated in collaboration with Smart Lab, WFP Tanzania, Seedspace, Buni Hub, Ndoto Hub, Robotech Lab and National Economic Empowerment Council.

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PROGRAM DURATION

12 Months (6 Month of Incubation and 6 Months of market validation support)

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NUMBER OF STARTUPS

10 startups to join incubation for 6 months and 3 startups to proceed to Market Validation stages

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SEED FUND

Best startup will receive  seed fund for equity

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Opening Applications

12th March 2020

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Closing Applications

18th April 2020

Application Process

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Announcement of Selected Startups

30th April 2020

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Interviewing Pre-selected Startups

24th April 2020

PROGRAM TIMELINE 

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INCUBATION

May 2020 – November 2020

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MARKET VALIDATION

December 2020 – April 2020

APPLICATION PROCESS 

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Opening Applications

12th March 2020

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Closing Applications

18th April 2020

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Interviewing Pre-selected Startups

24th April 2020

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Announcement of Selected Startups

30th April 2020

Eligibility Criteria

 

 
 
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Startup must have at least two team members

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Startup must have worked on their idea for atleast 3 months

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Entrepreneurs must reside in Tanzania and are willing to relocate to Dar es Salaam for the incubation period

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We would prefer entrepreneurs to have individual cash flow to sustain their welfare during the incubation period

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