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CcHub, iHub to help 15 women-led businesses leverage technology for expansion

CcHub, iHub to help 15 women-led businesses leverage technology for expansion
October 16
21:21 2020

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), a social innovation centre, has partnered with iHub for the second edition of its programme to promote female technology entrepreneurs in Nigeria and Kenya.

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The programme, ‘Women In Business’, is designed to help women-led businesses leverage technology to scale their solutions in the African market.

In a statement on Friday, CcHub said 15 participants would benefit from the programme for a duration of six months.

“One key aspect of our programmes is connecting startups to experts in particular sectors/fields,” the statement read.

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“This cohort’s programme will feature a women-centric industry expert network from the technology sector and other relevant fields as guest expert/facilitator at monthly meetings, industry advisor that will be attached to a specific startup, and industry advisor accessible via flexible office hours.”

Listing ways that the businesses would benefit from the programme, it said: “They will be able to use technology to achieve a strategically differentiated business that speaks to the heart of customer needs”.

“An ability to speak investor language and leverage sound financial understanding of your business to secure capital and partnerships, support to expand your business across multiple geographical markets, knowledge of how to attract, develop, and retain a strong team; as well as access to a robust network of investors, corporate executives, and software developers to help scale your business.”

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The selected businesses are Afrofinity, Fichaya, Happy Coffee, HerVest, Inuka Kenya, Keypetbooks, Lucy and partners (Nig) Ltd, Marble Stitches, Maximum Cleaning Hub, The butty Box, Ndovu.OnehealthNg, Semsey, WHISPA, ZUMI.

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