LabEight* Africa Unveils the LaunchPad #3 Fall 2021 Cohort


Toronto, ON, Canada – October 18th 2021 – LabEight* Africa unveils its third cohort for the Fall 2021 LaunchPad Accelerator program. The three month program will run from October 2021 to January 2022 and will provide founders with support, expertise and vital resources necessary to launch their most ambitious ventures. 


The goal of the social impact focused program is to provide support through LabEight* Africa’s curated network of investors and growth partners from varied backgrounds who will work closely with 6 founders to provide partnership opportunities and access to capital and help with growth and revenue.


The participating startups come from diverse backgrounds, including AgTech, Mobility Tech, FinTech, and HealthTech which all highlights and represents the ongoing industry shift. 


Participants will also receive hands on support from LabEight* Africa’s team of partners, associates, EIRs and advisors throughout the 12-week long program, with each startup receiving personalized trainings and workshops as well as one on one support from experienced mentors.


Meet the 2021 LabEight* Accelerator Cohort – Companies taking part in this year’s cohort include:

  • Axocheck
  • BodaBodaFund
  • Corrency
  • GrowAgric
  • Solar-Fi
  • TradeLenda

All 6 companies in this year’s cohort have high growth potential and are ready to take on the industry challenges they have been selected to solve.


Founders in the current program will be part of a structured, individualised hands-on curriculum. They will receive hyper-personalised support and will be mentored by dedicated advisors. Also, they will have the opportunity to network with industry insiders; which is essential to a startup’s success. Additionally, each founder will have opportunities to participate in regular brainstorming sessions, workshops, and peer pitching sessions to foster peer learning and engagement with other founders in the cohort.


Following their graduation from the program, each business will have access to scale-up and support through our network, as well as stand the chance to receive investments from our Fuel Fund.


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LabEight* Media Team