ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Africa has huge potential as a creative market , especially with its growing population ( A youth population growing by nearly 50% ) and rich diverse culture, but it is still hampered by deep gaps in skills, collaboration and resources,thus pushing the economy to be more of a consumer than producer.
Today, the recent Pandemic has amplified the exposure and adoption rate of technology and more people have begun consuming digital content in education, information and entertainment . In relation to Gaming, Forbes magazine classifies the developments in the industry as a “meteoric rise” and now, The gaming market is said to be bigger than the movie and music industry in the nearest future. Source
With the aim of promoting the development of the African creative industry, collaboration and exposure of African creatives to opportunities, the idea of the fellowship was born. Africacomicade fellowship is a 7-month intensive pre-accelerator program with focus in empowering creatives with Business, Tech and communication skills, through a mixture of both online and offline activities , with the sole aim of initiating creative projects as well as sustainable businesses.
Fellows would gain access to top notch skills training in Business, tech and Communication, get engaged with on-the-job experiences and opportunities and get initiate business ventures and creative projects