The DSN AI Startup Lab is an initiative of Data Scientists Network to provide the much-needed support to AI-first Startups and help drive our vision of raising one million AI talents across Africa in 10 years.
The AI Startup Lab will accelerate the growth of AI-first startups, make Africa a top destination for AI Talents and Businesses, contribute to the GDP of the continent and create jobs opportunities for millions of unemployed youths across Africa.
AI Startups will be exposed to quality entrepreneurship trainings to help run their business efficiently and profitably
Access to talents, resources, technology infrastructure, technical consultations and AI experts
Business development support as well access to market opportunities
Participating Startups will have access to a state-of-the art workstation within the AI Lab to support their day-to-day business operations
AI Start-ups within our incubation programme will have the opportunity to network and be mentored by industry experts
AI Start-ups will have the opportunity to pitch their businesses to potential funders or investors
|Course ID||Course Name||Week 1||Week 2||Week 3||Week 4||Week 5||Week 6||Week 7||Week 8||Week 9||Week 10||Week 11||Week 12|
|Introduction||General Introduction /Startups Business Pitch|
|AI 101||Idea Validation|
|AI 102||Design Thinking|
|AI 103||Business Model Canvas (BMC) Development|
|AI 104||Lean Model Canvas|
|AI 105||Customer Profiling Techniques|
|AI 106||Design Innovation (AI for Social Good)|
|AI 107||Customer/Client Feedback Management|
|AI 108||Technology as an Enabler (AI for Social Good)|
|AI 109||Team Compostition and setup|
|AI 110||Legal Frameworks for Startups|
|AI 111||Business Ethics and Corporate Governance|
|AI 112||Scale strategies|
|AI 113||Expert Dial-In and Advisory|
|AI 114||Media, Marketing, and Branding|
|AI 115||Financial Management|
With the progress made by Tech startups across Africa in the last 5 years, AI first start-ups are yet to break out in the mainstream.
The DSN AI Startup Lab is established to support AI first businesses by providing a solid incubation support for these businesses to scale exponentially. We are sector agnostic and we support innovative AI startups across various sectors.
Are you an Investor or a Venture Capitalist and would like to support AI Startups? Send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org