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South African mobile network operator, Telkom and Bandwith Barn, Cape Town-based incubator,  have opened applications to their InnoTech accelerator programme.

The InnoTech accelerator is one of the three programmes both companies signed on to implement following their partnership back in May.

Disrupt Africa reports that

the startups preferences for the programme are ones solving problems relating to “Better Living”, “Sustainable Business”, “Smart Cities” and “Greener Planet”.

The first cohort will run for eight months for a March 2016 graduation. As part of the accelerator programme, both companies say, startups will receive professionally serviced office space and connectivity, mentorship and business training, and, ultimately, access to markets and additional funding via Telkom’s Enterprise Development Fund.

Applications are  open only to black entrepreneurs and / or black-owned small, SMMes. Go here  to apply.

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