Cloud computing agency Oracle launches programme to help African startups

Cloud computing agency Oracle has launched a ZAR15 million (US$982,000) programme aimed toward serving to African startups throughout totally different industries implement the most recent digital applied sciences to drive enterprise progress.

Led by Oracle for Startups, the multinational cloud computing firm will present additional assets and help to expertise startups throughout Africa over the subsequent two years. Companies may also have entry to hands-on technical help, government mentoring, go-to-market assets, and buyer engagements.

“At Oracle for Startups, we assist new companies develop from grassroots by way of scaling. To this point, enrolments from South African startups have grown by 91 per cent, whereas enrolments from new companies in over 13 different African international locations have grown by 39 per cent throughout the final 12 months – all of which is proof that Africa is on the forefront of the digital financial system,” mentioned Jason Williamson, vice chairman of Oracle for Startups. 

“This ZAR15 million funding will additional enhance the efforts of tech entrepreneurs in Africa to utilise the most recent digital applied sciences for the success of their startups.”

The programme, which follows Oracle’s latest announcement of its first cloud area in Africa to satisfy the quickly rising demand for enterprise cloud companies on the continent, is open to all African tech startups, who can get extra particulars and apply right here.


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