TechBridge Invest signs agreement with Moringa to promote Digital Skills for Tech Ventures in Mombasa

Moringa is excited to have TechBridge Invest onboard as a partner to facilitate the training of students outside Nairobi.  This partnership will see students from Mombasa join the 20-week Software Engineering course offered by Moringa as part of the tech institution’s mission to build talent and opportunities through tech-based learning. Moringa, a career accelerator for […]

Nancy Momanyi

Moringa is excited to have TechBridge Invest onboard as a partner to facilitate the training of students outside Nairobi.  This partnership will see students from Mombasa join the 20-week Software Engineering course offered by Moringa as part of the tech institution’s mission to build talent and opportunities through tech-based learning. Moringa, a career accelerator for Tech professionals in Africa, has been training High School/University graduates to be Software Engineers and Data Scientists for the past 7 years in Kenya and achieved market leadership having trained over 4,000 students with an employment rate of over 85%.  

TechBridge, a technology Incubator, and Accelerator support venture founders through the hurdles of early-stage innovation and business development. TechBridge pioneered tech-incubation over 5 years ago in Mombasa and since then has supported 100+ ventures through its incubation and acceleration programs.

The partnership offers an opportunity for TechBridge’s Talent Community to access top-tier knowledge and learning support through Moringa and in turn, boost the availability of tech talent for early-stage ventures supported by TechBridge. 

Speaking during the partnership launch event,  Moringa CEO, Mr. Snehar Shar said, “With the recent announcement of our pre Series A Funding, Moringa is building on our proven track record of having trained 4,000+ students from our Nairobi base, having launched West Africa last quarter and now expanding within Kenya. Mombasa being my birthplace I have a deep passion to create significant job opportunities in the tech sector as Kenya plays a key part in the fourth industrial revolution.”

Tone Fougli, CEO of Techbridge Invest added, “We are excited to have Moringa on board to bring as many capacity building and employment opportunities for software engineers/developers to the region. Together we will be closing the gap in the quality and quantity of tech talent available in the coastal region. 

With Moringa’s excellence in upskilling tech talent and TechBridge’s venture-building expertise, we hope to see an increase in tech entrepreneurship and growth in the region’s tech ecosystem generally. As the African saying goes  – It takes a village to raise a child..”

About TechBridge Invest

TechBridge Invest Africa is an early-stage tech-venture incubator, accelerator, and investor providing the core ingredients for the success of startups across East Africa. Through our community of experts, investors, and partners we enable entrepreneurs to innovate and succeed commercially while solving problems for the African market. 

Over the last 5 years, through our programs, we have provided 1000+ entrepreneurs with venture-building knowledge, peer-learning, access to industry experts, equity investments opportunities, and networks.

With a presence in Kenya, Uganda, and Norway, we have supported more than 100 early-stage startups and provided catalytic capital to 7 growth-stage ventures. 

TechBridge is also Kenya’s first coast-based commercial accelerator.

For more information about TechBridge Invest and its programs, please visit :  

techbridgeinvest.com 

or contact: mny@techbridgeinvest.com

About Moringa 

Moringa is a multi-disciplinary learning accelerator committed to closing the skills gap in Africa’s job market by providing transformative tech-based learning. Founded in April 2014, Moringa plays a pivotal role in developing and nurturing high-potential individuals who are passionate about technology and want to take a lead role in Software Engineering and other tech-based programs. 

Moringa prides itself on training 4,000+ students and placing more than 85% of its graduates into leading companies throughout Africa and the world. In 2020, Moringa was listed among the top 50 Edtech companies in Africa by HolonIQ.  The World Bank cited Moringa as a leader in the space following its research into technology boot camps. Most recently, Moringa was selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers in 2021.”  

Through a distinctive learning model and a  curriculum partnership with Flatiron School, the no.1 US Bootcamp, Moringa is creating world-class developers in Africa. 

For more information about Moringa,

visit www.moringaschool.com

or contact: steve.nyikuli@moringaschool.com