Honeywell Itanna Accelerator Program for African Startups:Apply Now

Honeywell Itanna Accelerator Program for African Startups

Honeywell Group invites startups from across Africa to participate in its Itanna Accelerator Program.

The Program is a 4-month accelerator programme operating out of Itanna’s Enterprise Factory in Lagos, Nigeria.

All participants will receive initial investment, as well as hands-on advice from experts and mentorship from leading global entrepreneurs and industry experts.

However, the Itanna Accelerator Program invests in early stage and growth stage technology-enabled businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa.

It provides strategic capital to help exceptional entrepreneurial management teams with the following:

Innovative and scalable business models.

Disruptive technologies.

Deep market and domain knowledge.

Strong executional skills.

Itanna also works closely with these teams every step of the way to help scale their business.

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How the Honeywell Itanna Accelerator Program Works

The Itanna Accelerator Program provides the most conducive environment for you to thrive and grow your business.

Settling In

We will spend the first few weeks understanding your business, objectives you’ve set for yourselves during your time with the accelerator, and help you map out effective strategies to achieve your goals.

All startups will be given an initial investment of $30,000 at the beginning of their journey.

Down to Business

Customised workshops based on your objectives, will help you get stuck in and focus your goals, to create the winning strategies needed to accelerate your business.

Expand Your Network

You will have access to our network of mentors and experts, who are primed to advise you and help you solve your business problems.

Participants will work with Honeywell Group’s portfolio companies and other enterprises in our network to further develop your products.

Tap into a Wealth of Experience

Ignite your business acumen by capitalising on the opportunity to learn from the experiences of some of the most sought after local, Pan-African and international experts in their fields.

Demo Day

We will prepare you for Demo Day where you will be given the opportunity to pitch your business to our network of deep pocket investors.

Once Itanna, Always Itanna

As a part of the Itanna family, we will continue to be a part of your journey after the accelerator ends; providing you access to resources, our full network including Honeywell Group’s portfolio companies and follow on investment

Selection Criteria

Founding teams with a clear vision, technical capability, domain/sector knowledge, executional skills, and strong sense of integrity

Startups with a Minimum Viable Product that have been launched. Also, Startups should be able to show traction either in the form of user growth/adoption or partnerships.

Startups with potential to scale quickly across multiple markets

Startups solving a problem for a specific target customer base.

How to Apply for the Itanna Accelerator Program

Interested in applying for the Itanna Accelerator Program? Visit the application portal now and apply.

Learn more about the Itanna Accelerator Program by visiting the Program website.

Good luck as you apply for the Accelerator Program.

Enquiries? Send an email to or whatsapp +2348163052034

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