Founders of the Month


Our Founders of the Month are Sabelo Sibanda and Thulisile Volwana, who started Millbug, an electronics manufacturing company which developed Africa’s first solar-powered tablet PC, as well as Tuse, an Android app that tackles connectivity issues by allowing users to create wireless mesh networks.

What did it mean for your business to be selected for the Founders Space program and why are accelerators important for entrepreneurs?

Being included in the Founders Space Accelerator raised our profile and allowed us to raise a small pre-seed round to validate our assumptions – which has gone incredibly well. Accelerators, in our experience, have helped shift our focus from trying to impress investors to creating or capturing and delivering our clients and our channel partners which would, in turn, attract investment.

Read the Full Article on How They’re Changing Africa

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