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Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship

In partnership with EdVentures
6 | 6 | 2024
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About The Event

The Future Is Here!

The wait is over! Join EdVentures and the MasterCard Foundation as we unveil the first cohort of the prestigious Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship. The launch event will witness the announcement and celebration of the 12 exceptional startups chosen to revolutionize the future of education. discover how they’ll shape the learning landscape for generations to come!

About The Fellowship

The Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship is an entrepreneurship acceleration program that supports promising African EdTech ventures.

In partnership with innovation hubs and accelerators across Africa, the Fellowship provides critical business, financial, and educational support to help EdTech companies scale, achieve sustainability, and increase impact.

Launched in 2019, the Fellowship has supported 12 companies from seven countries, reaching over 800,000 learners, with plans to partner with 12 tech hubs to support over 250 EdTech companies and reach 1.8 million young people by 2025.

About EdVentures

EdVentures is the first EdTech-focused corporate venture capital in the Middle East. In 2017, it was launched as the newest arm under the prosperous umbrella of Nahdet Misr Group, a pioneer in the education sector. EdVentures invests in EdTech startups in the pre-seed and seed stage serving the sectors of education, culture, and innovative learning solutions.

About Mastercard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation is a Canadian charity and one of the largest foundations in the world. It works with organizations to advance education and financial inclusion, enabling young people in Africa and Indigenous youth in Canada to access dignified and fulfilling work. Established in 2006 through Mastercard’s generosity when it became a public company, the Foundation is an independent organization with offices across Africa and Canada. Its policies, operations, and program decisions are determined by its Board of Directors and leadership.