Head and Heart Philanthropy Launches Mosaic Genius Tech Studio for Tech Entrepreneurs in Africa

"The genius on the continent is unmatched and building this new bridge across the diaspora is exciting."

So says Christal Jackson, founder of Mosaic Genius, a philanthropic arm of the tech start-up that has just launched a tech accelerator program for entrepreneurs in Africa.

The accelerator, Mosaic Genius Tech Studio, will support entrepreneurs with tools and resources to grow their businesses through access to training and finding capital to scale their companies, Tech Trends reports.

It will also provide mentorship opportunities for members of the cohort, which is open to entrepreneurs across Africa, including in countries like Ghana and Botswana.

"I believe tech will drive the economy in ways unimaginable," says Erik Moore, one of the first investors in Zappos and one of the first African Americans to have an early-stage non-impact investment fund in Silicon Valley. Read the Entire Article


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