The Injini Edtech Incubator 2019 (Cohort 3 for Startups)

Would you like to change education across the continent of Africa? Apply for Cohort 3 of the Injini incubator & seed investment programme.

Injini believes that education will be the great engine of Africa’s future development. It will be local education innovations that help solve Africa’s education problems and realise the huge potential for richer economies and stronger societies across the continent.

Their mission is to create EdTech specialist incubator programmes across Africa that ensure anyone with an idea that could raise education standards at scale, wherever, and whoever they are, has access to early-stage investment and support.

Injini Edtech Incubator, Cohort 3

The Injini Edtech incubator cohort 3 calls for 8 startups from across Africa to join the programme for 4 months during which Injini will deliver workshops, mentoring and networking as well as technology, research, and dedicated support from their team.


  • Each start-up will be eligible for a ZAR 100k grant (ca. $7.5k), after which the cohort will compete for a follow-on equity investment of up to $75k per startup.
  • Everyone in the program will be covered for flights to and from Cape Town, for accommodation, and receive a small allowance for extra living costs incurred while in Cape Town.


  • Open to both for-profit & non-profit EdTech startups;
  • Startups should be based in Africa.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to fill in the short application form in the link below.

Click here to Apply

If you have any queries about completing the form, please send an email to

Please note that the application must be completed in a single session and can’t be edited after submission. If you happen to submit an erroneous application, simply submit a fresh one, they will only consider the most recent submission from the time applications close.

Deadline: 17th March 2019

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