Make-IT in Africa’ is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as part of BMZ’s Digital Africa Initiative.

The Make-IT mission is to promote digital innovation for sustainable and inclusive development from West and East African entrepreneurs in their early growth phase. In close collaboration with corporate and financing partners, social enterprises, hubs and networks Make-IT in Africa creates an enabling environment for better access to finance, markets and skills.

VC4A has hosted the online application and selection process of the Make-IT Accelerator and is implementing a mentorship programme in Nigeria and Kenya focused on improving networks providing mentor driven capital to startups.