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About Fast Accelerator

FAST Accelerator is an initiative of Flapmax, dedicated to supporting and funding the next generation of African innovators. Our program combines business development, technology integration, funding opportunities, and community building to enable African startups to scale rapidly and sustainably. 

Through our innovative partnership, FAST Accelerator 2023 will connect accelerated startups to a vibrant ecosystem of over 500 corporate partners. By participating in our 5-week program held in Silicon Valley, you’ll gain access to dedicated venture funding, a robust network, and invaluable mentorship opportunities. 

FAST Accelerator 2023​​

2 Weeks Virtual Bootcamp Program

Validate your entrepreneurial journey with our intensive virtual bootcamp program focused on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. Gain valuable knowledge and insights to refine your business model and prepare for the next stage. 

5 Weeks in Silicon Valley

The top startups selected from the virtual program will have the incredible opportunity to join us in Silicon Valley. This stage involves acceleration, networking, and raising funds, all while immersing yourself in the thriving startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley. 

Program Features 

Mentorship and Business Coaching

Receive personalized guidance from experienced mentors and business coaches who will support you throughout the program. 

Pitch to Silicon Valley Investors and Experts

Showcase your startup to potential investors and gain valuable feedback from industry experts. 

Weekly Seminars & Progress Meetings

Engage in interactive seminars and progress meetings to learn from industry experts and track your startup's growth. 

Build Relationships with Global Startups and Corporates

Connect with startups and corporate partners from around the world, expanding your network and exploring potential collaborations. 

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FA23 Timeline 

July - August 2023

Review: FAST Accelerator team reviews top candidates to participate in the virtual bootcamp program.

August 2023

FA Bootcamp: Up to 60 participants will attend the "Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship" two-week online program.

October 2023

5 Weeks in Silicon Valley: Up to 10 top participants from the bootcamp will embark on an all-expense-paid, 5-week Silicon Valley Training Program. The program will culminate with pre-arranged meetings with angel investors, venture capitalists, and potential trade partners.

Eligibility Requirements

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Don't miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to accelerate your startup in Silicon Valley with FAST Accelerator 2023. Apply now and unlock the resources and connections you need to propel your business to new heights.​