Next Health Accelerator program offers 6 months of opportunity assessment, product development, acquisition marketing, network access and expert mentoring for selected startups with a focus on regional expansion and product adoption and integration in existing value chains.

USD 15,000 OF SEED FUNDING
20+ EXPERIENCED MENTORS
10+ STARTUPS PER COHORT

Applications for Next Health Accelerator are now closed! Thanks to everyone who applied. Stay tuned to discover the startups selected for the first cohort!

Announcing the inaugural Next Health Accelerator

Intrepid Entrepreneurs is proud to announce the 9 selected startups that represent the inaugural cohort of the Next Health Accelerator.  Recruitment for African, female entrepreneurs disrupting the sexual and reproductive health space yielded 235 applicants from 26 African countries. After a rigorous review process, 9 startups were chosen representing 7 countries:...

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Next Health Accelerator for SRH and Self-Care

Next Health Accelerator harnesses the promise and potential of entrepreneurs with solutions to the most pressing challenges in health today, particularly in Sexual and Reproductive Health. We are looking for African talent that sees the individual as an active agent in accessing healthcare and achieving her health goals. We welcome entrepreneurs who believe in normalizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and who have scalable solutions to do so...

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The startups

We selected the first cohort of 10 female-founded or co-led startups for their focus on increasing equitable access to sexual and reproductive health in Africa. These impact driven startups are from 8 countries: The DRC, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda. Over the next six months, we will embolden these startups to increase their scale and influence in order to fulfill the unmet SRH needs of millions of women and girls across Africa.