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The FAST accelerator program, in partnership with Microsoft and Flapmax, identifies and supports African innovators building for sustainability at scale- from SMEs and large Enterprises to Governments and Communities.

The FAST Founder Series was brought to life after the completion of the FAST Accelerator program, where 12 startups were chosen from 800+ applicants. The FAST program provided opportunities for 1:1 mentorship, access to funding, marketing, and talent as well as investment opportunities. Our mission is supporting the next generation of African entrepreneurs building tech and cloud-enabled solutions for enterprises, governments, and communities.To learn more, visit https://www.fastaccelerator.com

FAST Founder Series: Season 1 FAST Accelerator

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The FAST accelerator program, in partnership with Microsoft and Flapmax, identifies and supports African innovators building for sustainability at scale- from SMEs and large Enterprises to Governments and Communities.

The FAST Founder Series was brought to life after the completion of the FAST Accelerator program, where 12 startups were chosen from 800+ applicants. The FAST program provided opportunities for 1:1 mentorship, access to funding, marketing, and talent as well as investment opportunities. Our mission is supporting the next generation of African entrepreneurs building tech and cloud-enabled solutions for enterprises, governments, and communities.To learn more, visit https://www.fastaccelerator.com

    Capsa: The Amazon for Invoices in Africa

    Capsa: The Amazon for Invoices in Africa

    Capsa Technology Inc is a fintech company focused on streamlining and bridging the financial woes of SMEs in Africa – starting in Nigeria, have built a platform that gives businesses a smarter path to cash at cheap rates within 48 hours – called ‘Getcapsa.com’. Getcapsa.com turns unpaid invoices into working capital and avoids bad debt that cripples their businesses by building an Exchange/platform that allows businesses (especially SMEs) to convert their receivables to tradable assets for Fund Managers to buy. Unlocking liquidity for SMEs and creating a new asset class for Fund Managers to invest in!
    FAST Accelerator
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fast-accelerator/
    Instagram: @flapmaxhq
    Twitter: @FASTAccelerator
    TikTok: @fastacceleratorhq
    FAST Founder Series is designed to amplify the stories of startups from across Africa, share how their founders are leveraging technology to scale sustainable operations, foster a global community of entrepreneurs, and inspire innovators all over the world.
    FAST Founder Series is presented by FAST Accelerator, an Africa-focused startup accelerator program from Flapmax and Microsoft.

    • 21 min
    Silqu: The Future of Smart Real Estate

    Silqu: The Future of Smart Real Estate

    Faster and smarter real estate management! SILQU is a fast-growing, most advanced Smart technological platform with a focus on Real Estate. Aiming to bridge the gap between Real estate needs and Technology with an advanced USSD/web app-based Proptech platform that helps landlords, property managers, and other property owners streamline rent management, tenant management, and facility management with an inbuilt accounting platform with superior efficiency and ease in a smart way.
    FAST Founder Series is designed to amplify the stories of startups from across Africa, share how their founders are leveraging technology to scale sustainable operations, foster a global community of entrepreneurs, and inspire innovators all over the world.
    FAST Founder Series is presented by FAST Accelerator, an Africa-focused startup accelerator program from Flapmax and Microsoft.
    Silqu products and services: Silqu – Marketplace
    More about the FAST Founders: FAST Founder Series - Get the inside scoop on Africa's Fastest growing startups (fastaccelerator.com)
    FAST Accelerator | Linktree
    https://www.fastaccelerator.com

    • 30 min
    Tumaini La Maisha Tanzania: Caring for Children with Cancer

    Tumaini La Maisha Tanzania: Caring for Children with Cancer

    An African Startup that is addressing all but three of the United Nation's Sustainability Development Goals! Tumaini La Maisha translates to Hope for Life as a means of providing both clinical and non-clinical care to children with cancer FREE of charge. An operating NGO, TLM aims to support the most vulnerable and poorest populations of the world. About 85% of Childhood cancer arise in low to middle-income countries where the need for care is the greatest and access to recourses substantially. TLM aims to decrease the percentage of children with cancer in Africa with high-quality cancer treatment free of charge with the hope of a continued and healthy life. CEO, Trish Scalan, joined us for an interview for an inside look into TLM's mission and operations!
    FAST Accelerator
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fast-accelerator/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flapmaxhq/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FastAccelerator
    TikTok: @fastacceleratorhq
    FAST Founder Series is designed to amplify the stories of startups from across Africa, share how their founders are leveraging technology to scale sustainable operations, foster a global community of entrepreneurs, and inspire innovators all over the world.
    FAST Founder Series is presented by FAST Accelerator, an Africa-focused startup accelerator program from Flapmax and Microsoft.
    Tumaini La Maisha products and services: Tumaini La Maisha – Marketplace (flapmax.com)
    More about the FAST Founders: FAST Founder Series - Get the inside scoop on Africa's Fastest growing startups (fastaccelerator.com)
    FAST Accelerator | Linktree
    https://fastaccelerator.com,

    • 22 min
    Taimba: DATA DRIVEN FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK

    Taimba: DATA DRIVEN FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK

    Taimba is a mobile-based cashless business-to-business platform that connects farmers to retailers. The first of its kind in East Africa for a Data-Driven Food supply chain Platform. By organizing farmers into various farm groups, Taimbia supports them to improve farm productivity and ensure they access consistency in the market and fair prices by shortening the agriculture supply chain.
    In this episode, we took an inside look into the world of agriculture. Check out the Full in-person interview on our YouTube channel, where we joined CEO/CTO and Co-Founders Dominique Kavuisya and Joan Kavuisya as they toured us through their facility in Kenya, East Africa!

    FAST Accelerator
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fast-accelerator/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flapmaxhq/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FastAccelerator
    TikTok: @fastacceleratorhq
    FAST Founder Series is designed to amplify the stories of startups from across Africa, share how their founders are leveraging technology to scale sustainable operations, foster a global community of entrepreneurs, and inspire innovators all over the world.
    FAST Founder Series is presented by FAST Accelerator https://fastaccelerator.com, an Africa-focused startup accelerator program from Flapmax and Microsoft.

    • 27 min
    K-12 Plus : AUTOMATING KINDERGARDEN TO 12TH GRADE EDUCATION

    K-12 Plus : AUTOMATING KINDERGARDEN TO 12TH GRADE EDUCATION

    K-12 Plus is an offline-first app and syncs properly on a 0.5 Mbps connection. It employs teacher bots and virtual and augmented reality “mixed technologies” to deliver universal K-12 education offline. The app revolutionizes the K-12 education system with high-tech technologies to aid pedagogical and administrative processes, thus transforming schools into “SMART” schools and enabling schools to achieve their goals more efficiently.
    All over the globe there is a lack of access to early education. FAST Accelerator Founder and African Startup, K-12 Plus is creating opportunities for youth all over the globe to receive fundamental education and prepare them for their future!
    FAST Accelerator
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fast-accelerator/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flapmaxhq/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FastAccelerator
    TikTok: @fastacceleratorhq
    FAST Founder Series is designed to amplify the stories of startups from across Africa, share how their founders are leveraging technology to scale sustainable operations, foster a global community of entrepreneurs, and inspire innovators all over the world.
    FAST Founder Series is presented by FAST Accelerator https://fastaccelerator.com, an Africa-focused startup accelerator program from Flapmax and Microsoft.
    DAYDONE products and services: Grow your business with planet-scale marketplace solutions. (flapmax.com)
    More about the FAST Founders: FAST Founder Series - Get the inside scoop on Africa's Fastest growing startups (fastaccelerator.com)

    • 15 min
    DAYDONE: Digitizing Africa's Agriculture Market

    DAYDONE: Digitizing Africa's Agriculture Market

    African Startup and FAST Accelerator Founder, DAYDONE, Agriculture e-Commerce Platform brings farm produce and experience (using data) to the doorstep and fingertips of every customer. DAYDONE is easing the distribution chain from farmers to markets through their online marketplace.
    DAYDONE allows farmers to focus on farming while they aid in increasing demand by managing marketing, pricing, packaging, and delivery with technology and digital transformation. DAYDONE gathers market and produce production data to help farmers reach their respected market and give customers access to fresh, local produce.
    FAST Accelerator
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fast-accelerator/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flapmaxhq/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FastAccelerator
    TikTok: @fastacceleratorhq
    FAST Founder Series is designed to amplify the stories of startups from across Africa, share how their founders are leveraging technology to scale sustainable operations, foster a global community of entrepreneurs, and inspire innovators all over the world.
    FAST Founder Series is presented by FAST Accelerator https://fastaccelerator.com, an Africa-focused startup accelerator program from Flapmax and Microsoft.
    DAYDONE products and services: Grow your business with planet-scale marketplace solutions. (flapmax.com)
    More about the FAST Founders: FAST Founder Series - Get the inside scoop on Africa's Fastest growing startups (fastaccelerator.com)

    • 16 min

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