Vodacom Tanzania partners with Smart Lab a Tanzanian company in organizing Vodacom Digital Accelerator Program. Smart Lab is investing over $150,000 into the program. The aim of this program is to help start-up which cut across mobile, fintech, media, telecom, health, e-commerce tech ecosystem and education at early and growth stage to become profitable and revenue generating businesses. Participant will present their progress to a panel of investors. Start-up which successfully makes their way to the top will be supported by Vodacom, Smart Lab and other partners for a period of six month at the end of the accelerator program.
Hisham Hendi Vodacom Tanzania MD said that this partnership with Smart Lab will provide opportunities for start-up business to grow and be of almost benefit to the communities where they operate. Start-up and innovators will have the opportunities to show case their products, gaining a deal with Vodacom, mentorship, marketing, Vodacom and Smart Lab’s large network of partners and customers who they make use in testing their solutions and technical assistance.