AfricaHacks Startup Sandbox Program is a 10-week incubation that brings together people with ideas and projects to fine-tune them into successful startups inside the AfricaHacks innovation platform. The Startup Sandbox Program (SSP) goal is to have thriving entrepreneurs benefit from our products and services at no cost. The program will provide mentorship, an e-learning platform, partners resources, which will help transform these projects providing solutions to problems into profitable startups that will improve communities and create a lasting impact.
Everyweek, we’ll be spotlighting participants of the Startup Sandbox Program where they’ll be sharing information about their Startups.
This week: Samuel Abiokorigho
Name: Samuel Abiokorigho
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Name of the Start-up: Felt-Teacher
What is your company about? We provide schools with capable and quality teachers.
What problem is your startup solving? A pressing problem in the education sector, access to quality teachers, especially in rural communities.
How many teams member do you have? Name them if possible: We have seven (7) team members. Uche, Confidence, Adegoke, Fejiro, David, Samuel and Kingsley.
Why did you decide to become an entrepreneur? I decided to become an entrepreneur to help create a solution to an existing problem.
Why did you join AfricaHacks Startup Sandbox Program? I joined the AfricaHacks Start-up Sandbox Program to turn our idea into a product.
What advice can you give to an African youth interested in launching a startup, business, or project? Always make sure your solution is useful to the community.