Once you manage to get selected, you will get a free Bootcamp for a week, all expenses covered. The best teams will receive investment and long-term support.
4M UGX and mentoring for 2 years:
We invest in you You get additional access to our fund later. And you will work with a StartHub mentor who gets paid to support you. Up to two years. Up to investment readiness.
We send relevant videos, books, blogs, … Not more than needed. But all that is necessary. When you need it. For whatever you are building.
After the 4M UGX you can apply for additional loans from StartHub. Also, we help you prepare to raise money and connect you to our investment partners.
Incorporation advice Handling finances. Identifying, tracking and acting on core metrics. Hiring. Raising money. We got your back.H Raising money. Hiring. We got your back.
How does the Catalyzer come on board?
Great question! First of all: The model was designed together and thus benefits the startups we work with.
Incentive: We commit to fully being available to support you in any way for 2 years. We help you learn and achieve all you need to be able to raise investment. Strategic guidance, Business Model Design, Product Development guidance, Team Culture, Marketing, and more.
Time: Our model ensures you have a partner in the long-run. Because it is necessary. If you prioritize the wrong things even only for a few months, your costs are enormous. We help you rule the option of failure out as good as possible.
Investment: We invest 4M UGX if you can make it into the program. We are a Startups first investor for the urgent needs. And Guide you. To derisk Startups for our Investor Network. We have allocated money you can apply for as part of a fund available to Startups that have made it into the Catalyzer program, extra vetting necessary at the time of need.
Want to know more? Start the Application Process or get in touch on WhatsApp or via E-Mail.
How East African Startups can raise investment.
These are the top four reasons investors told us why East African startups struggle to get investment.The Catalyzer is the best way for any African startup to make it happen as it guides step by step. To see how StartHub Africa thinks about solving those challenges, check out the blog posts talking more about those challenges (under construction).
Knowing the next step.
The Catalyzer guides startups through weekly mentoring to always work on the next most important thing. Also find a step-by-step startup guide in our Blog.
Focus on the right things.
Working all day does not mean relevant progress. The Catalyzer guides African startups to not waste time working on the wrong things.
The right entrepreneurship know-how.
There is so much business talk that is wrong. The Catalyzer guides African startups through the few relevant frameworks.
Getting investors on board.
The Catalyzer helps to find them. And become investor-ready. And to use the capital well. And guides on when and what amount to raise.
The StartHub Catalyzer helps startups in Uganda to do the right thing at the right time. StartHub is like the Co-Founder with the perfect gameplan for your startup in the pocket. Apply now as a Startup and learn what you have to do to find an investor in Uganda.