Africa-focused VC firm, Ingressive Capital introduces a non-profit arm to empower the youth

Africa-focused VC firm, Ingressive Capital introduces a non-profit arm to empower the youth

Africa-focused VC firm, Ingressive Capital has introduced a non-profit arm called Ingressive For Good (I4G) to empower the youth.

Ingressive for Good (I4G) is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering African youth with micro-scholarships, technical training, and talent placement.

This initiative will help the participants with micro-scholarships, technical training, talent placement, and also provide other resources to empower them. Interested participants can register here to be part of the I4G network.

Director of Communications of Ingressive Capital, Blessing Abeng said, “We believe it is our responsibility to empower, inspire, educate, and connect the next generation of African tech talents in need of opportunities, through education and the power of work. More specifically, our core programs include – micro-scholarships, technical training, talent placement, and community: I4G circles, where we provide resources to empower them.” 

Their mission is to create and increase the earning power of African youth through tech training and resources

Furthermore, Chief Operations Officer (COO) and co-founder of Ingressive for Good, Sean Burrowes said,  “The three core goals of Ingressive For Good are to create 5,000 jobs through partnerships, connect one million African youth to technical skills training and award scholarships to qualified individuals studying computer science courses, in line with our overarching mission to leverage need-based resources, learning, and the power of work to empower African youths in tech.” 

Individuals who are interested can sign up on Ingressive to be part of the I4G network and also get opportunities such as micro-scholarship, technical training, and access growth resources.

Ingressive Capital founded by  Maya Horgan Famodu, is a venture capital firm founded in 2017, which invests funds in small, early-stage startups that have demonstrated high growth in terms of annual revenue.

Not long ago it doubled the size of its investment vehicle and now operates a US$10 million fund.

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Tosin Agboola

Reporter with Ouut Africa.

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