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AfricaWorks partners with Seedstars
The partnership will provide Africaworks members access to services and visibility to transform their projects into viable businesses to generate jobs and positively contribute across Africa.
In addition, members will be provided access to entrepreneurial and educational programmes and a range of other opportunities across the continent.
In a press release, Gregoire Schwebig, CEO of AfricaWorks comments on the partnership with Seedstars.
“We are pleased to announce the Seedstars agreement. By entering the important innovation market, AfricaWorks is now becoming an increasingly integral member of Africa’s crucial innovation ecosystem. As entrepreneurship and innovation are critical economic drivers for Africa’s growth prospects, combining the Seedspace locations with AfricaWorks’ existing flexible office services represents a considerable milestone in our development. In 2021 we will continue to significantly develop our overall service offering as part of AfricaWorks’ commitment to unlocking Africa’s potential and its resilience to covid-1 consequences. ”
Seedstars is a Swiss-based investment holding group with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.
The organisation supports entrepreneurs through several programs, among which are the Online Seedstars World Competition, acceleration programs, venture capital investments, and their physical hubs called Seedspace.
Michael Weber, COO, and CFO at Seedstars highlights that the partnership works towards supporting entrepreneurs in Africa.
“The pandemic has presented countless challenges for businesses and for support organisations across Africa. We’re committed to continue empowering the entrepreneurial communities from Egypt to South Africa, that’s why we strongly believe that our partnership with AfricaWorks will bring great value to our beneficiaries and customers.”
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