Standard Chartered Launches the Standard Chartered Women In Technology Incubator Cohort 3

Having successfully implemented two Cohorts of the Standard Chartered Women in Tech Incubator (SCWIT) Programme, the Bank in collaboration with the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre, an Ashesi University business incubator, this week, announced the third cohort of the Women in Tech Incubator (WIT) Programme  

Launched in Ghana in 2020, the Women in Tech Incubator programme is specifically designed for women-led or women-owned businesses that are applying technological innovation to their operations, or women owned tech start-ups.  

The SC Women in Tech Ghana Cohort 3 programme will focus on 20 shortlisted female-led businesses. The female business owners will take part in an incubator, where they will have access to subject matter experts. These experts will work with the help the businesses scale up and equip them with the necessary skills to thrive in today’s business environment. Upon completion of the training and workshops, the 20 shortlisted businesses will pitch their ideas/concepts and business plans to a panel of judges who will select the top five winners. They will each receive seed funding of $10,000 (GHS equivalent) from Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC. Additionally, these selected businesses will benefit from GCIC’s high value Mini MBA and the Women Entrepreneurs Transformation Programs, as well as mentoring and access to a wider network of other companies for these entrepreneurs.