TechHub Accelerate first cohort announced

We're delighted to announce the founders and companies of the first cohort of TechHub Accelerate. We've been impressed by these driven entrepreneurs focused on sectors including fintech, AI, edtech, hardware, retail, sextech, healthtech, security, robotics and others.

Supported by Google for Startups, Silicon Valley Bank, Wilson Sonsini, and Davis Grant, the TechHub Accelerate programme helps to grow these companies by providing free TechHub membership, mentoring, investor introductions and business support.

The first cohort has 31 companies, and the programme will support 100 startups in the first year. Join us in supporting cohort two!

Please meet our fabulous founders...

Abdulaziz Redha, CEO & co-founder of UVerify: cyber security, govtech

Alec Grant, co-founder & CTO of Interrodata: retail tech

Alma Ramirez Acosta, co-founder of Vibio: sextech, healthtech, femtech

Anna Corp, founder of Eloy: mobility, automotive, smart cities

Ashish Kalraiya, founder of MediShout: healthtech

Caroline Hughes, co-founder of Lifetise: fintech

Chang Liu, founder & CEO, Extend Robotics: robotics, hardware

Danielle Lawrence, founder & CEO of Freyda: AI

Efua Akumanyi, co-founder & head of technology of Furnishful: retail tech

Francesca Gomez, co-founder & CEO of Smarter Human: AI

Gabrielle Patrick, co-founder & CEO of Knabu: fintech

Inas Ismail, co-founder of Autsera: edtech, VR

Tumi Itholeng, founder & CEO of Vendabox: retail tech

Janvier Wete, founder of Minute Shorts: entertainment

Jibril Gudal, co-founder, BookB: edtech, social impact

Jillian Kowalchuk, founder & CEO, Safe & the City: mobility

Juliet Eccleston, founder of Anygood?: HR tech

Karen Agwu, co-founder of Truenova: healthtech

Lucy Cranwell-Ward, co-founder of UpSkillMe: edtech

Majeed Saheb-Zadha, co-founder of PPTX Builder: AI, productivity

Maria Noel Reyes, founder & director Vozlab: AI, retail, martech

Matt Pierri, co-founder & CEO of SociAbility: mobility

Michael Berhane, co-founder & CEO of People of Color in Tech: ecosystem supporter

Priyanka Lilaramani, founder & CEO of Plinth: fintech

Rafael Cepeda Lopez, co-founder & CEO of Altar: big data, tech for good

Rayhan Sawar, founder of IlluminOut: HR tech

Sabine Opris, co-founder & CEO of Tryatec: retail tech, sharing economy

Siddhi Mittal, co-founder of Yhangry: food tech

Toyin Ajidele, founder of MyQuickClinic: healthtech

Uyen Ngo, co-founder & CEO of ESwapp: retail tech

Yasmin Abedin, co-founder of Ava MD: healthtech, voicetech