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5 Facts You Didn't Know About Accelerator Programs

Embarking on the entrepreneurial journey can be thrilling and scary, and for many aspiring entrepreneurs, startup accelerator programs have emerged as game-changers. While the basics of these programs are widely known, here are some facts that might ..

Feb 07, 24

SmartLab & GSA Renews Partnership Agreement

We are proud to announce that SmartLab has renewed its partnership with Global Startup Awards (GSA) as the country representative for Tanzania. The Global Startup Awards is a renowned platform that acknowledges and inspires entrepreneurship worldwide...

Jan 15, 24

SmartLab has been awarded the Corporate Champion of the Year Award at ASEB 2023

On October 23rd, 2023, SmartLab was nominated by the Africa Startup Ecosystem Builders Awards amongst many other innovators and organizations in Africa. The summit brought together influential speakers from across Africa, focusing on the theme of "Ad...

Nov 29, 23

Seed Spark Cohort 01 (Africa Anglophone Cohort)

We are thrilled to announce that the Seed Spark 01 Africa Anglophone July - November 2023 Cohort has successfully graduated, and SmartLab played a significant role as a key collaborator in this achievement. SmartLab contributed significantly to Tanza...

Apr 28, 23

Cast your Vote for the Tanzania Standout Innovators of 2023 for Global Startup Awards

SmartLab Tanzania has partnered with the Global Innovation Initiative Group (GIIG) to be the country director for Tanzania, representing the Global Startup Awards (GSA). The GSA is an annual recognition of the continent's most innovative and transfor...

Mar 23, 23

Smartlab Limited and University of Dar es salaam COICT Partner to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Smartlab Limited and the University of Dar es Salaam Sign partnership agreement to collaborate on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Tanzania   Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Smartlab Limited, and the University of Dar es Salaam, College of...

Mar 13, 23

Tech-Advancements for Startups | 5 Benefits, 1 Edge

Introduction:   Startups can benefit from technology in various ways, from automation to big data analytics, cloud computing, IoT, and cybersecurity. In this blog, we will explore how advancements in technology benefit startups and give them a...

Mar 12, 23

Vodacom Unveils Three Tech Startups | VDA 2 DEMO DAY 2023

We are thrilled to report on the successful conclusion of the Vodacom Digital Acceleration Season 2 Demo Day event on 3rd March. The event was a resounding success, and we are proud to announce the winners of the second season of the digital accelera...

Dec 21, 22

End of the Year at Smart Africa Group | Charity and Retreat

Earlier this month, on December 11th, we closed a year filled with exciting milestones that laid the foundation for our upcoming growth. As a community, we took this opportunity to give back to unprivileged children and commit to making a difference ...

Dec 21, 22


As the initiative of Smartlab to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the fourth industrial era, Smartlab partnered with the Global innovation initiative Group (GIIG) at the beginning of December 2022. The partnership aims to empower the Startup...

Dec 21, 22

With the Vodacom Digital Accelerator, More Women Win.

With the Vodacom Digital Accelerator, more women win. Philip Besiimire, Vodacom Tanzania's Managing Director, has asked Smartlab, its digital partner, to ensure women startups get highly guaranteed access to the Vodacom Digital Accelerator program. ...


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