Sahara Accelerator

Impact accelerator supporting early-stage businesses, solving Africa’s biggest challenges to grow.

About Us

Sahara Accelerator

Is an impact accelerator supporting early-stage businesses, solving Africa’s biggest challenges to grow. We manage corporate-sponsored acceleration programs and accelerate post revenue businesses offering technical support and access to investors. We offer investment advisory and seed-stage investment fund for startups and SMEs in Africa.

Accelerator Programs
Trained Startups
Accelerated Startups
Entrepreneurs Reached
Seed Funded Startups

Impact Centred Accelerator

Accelerator Programs

e-Kilimo Accelerator

e-Kilimo is a startup accelerator leveraging on the digital tools and technology advancement to accelerate the growth of ideas and startups that can create impact in the food and agriculture sector.

Lishe Accelerator

Lishe Startup Accelerator is an program to accelerate Tanzania's nutrition sensitive SMEs to be investor ready. The accelerator helps them to work on their business models and scaling strageties.

Botnar Challenge

AI and Digital solutions startup accelerator looking to address challenges of the health sector and well being of Tanzania youths. The challenge is supported by Fondation Botnar and implemented in partership with Creaholic.

AMUA Accelerator 1

AMUA accelerator 1, is a six-month mentorship driven acceleration project supporting young entrepreneurs with seed funding, training and skills development. The project is geared to generate innovative solutions to sexual and reproductive health related challenges.

AMUA Accelerator 2

AMUA Accelerator 2, focuses on identifying, accelerating and scaling innovative inclusive solutions that aim to address challenges related to sexual reproductive health focusing on people with disability.

Hatua Project

Hatua Project is aimed at supporting the government efforts in taking the most effective steps in the approach to strengthening good governance with the application of technological solutions targeting Tanzanian citizens from diverse communities.

Mawazo Challenge

A health startup accelerator for ideas and early stage startups founded by students from medical and allied sciences universities in Tanzania. The accelerator provides technical and business support.