Cohort 2!


We are very excited to introduce the second Cohort of our Pre-Accelerator Program to you! After reading many great applications and having loads of interesting interviews, we are proud to introduce you to the 8 start-ups that will be joining us for the upcoming four months!



Start-up 1: Cerosa

Building affordable and sustainable housing

Founder: Amadu-Bella Bah



Start-up 2: Alpha Cooling Centre

Repair, maintenance & installation of AC’s

Founder: Mohamed A. Jalloh



Start-up 3: Tian’s Closet

Fashion designer / tailor

Founder: Tiange Martha Tucker



Start-up 4: Fofie Graphics

Establishing a graphics design company

Founder: Hassan Fofanah



Start-up 5: STEM Garage

STEM education for girls

Founder: Isata Jalloh



Start-up 6: Grace Multimedia

Running a multimedia enterprise

Founder: Sorie Ibrahim Koroma



Start-up 7: Adwak Palm Oil

Producing palm oil with lower levels of cholesterol

Founder: Adama Darlinda Kargbo



Start-up 8: Dreamday Technology

Developing an e-learning platform and online library

Founder: Kharifa Abdulai Kumara


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