22 ON SLOANE is the largest startup campus in Africa. The campus offers disruptive startups
and innovative SMEs a complete turnkey solution to scale, from the initial idea all the way to
commercialisation, funding opportunities and access to markets. Its aim is to nurture the
entrepreneurial mindset, ensure their sustainability, and explore development of new industries
and contribute towards job creation in Africa. A global and diverse team of experienced entrepreneurs,
mentors, scientists, managers, CEOs, and funders support entrepreneurs enrolled at the campus, with
product development, services and business models. The experts are active throughout
the journey to build their companies and assist with market entry and financing through angel
funders and venture capitals.
What we offer
We offer students, startups and SMEs individual support and systematic mentorship and
coaching in developing new products and services, guidance on building up a successful business
when entering the market and in the growth stage.
Research and Innovative Methods
To make ideas and technologies into successful products and services, 22 ON SLOANE applies a concept
known as Business Design. Business Design combines principles from design and strategic management,
thus identifying and realizing key opportunities for new and sustainable businesses and assisting
Focus on Future Industries
Our work focuses on many industries with a priority focus on: FinTech, Information & Communication
Tech, Engineering, Manufacturing, Energy, Education, Health, Tourism, Transportation, Services, Water, Sanitation,
Agriculture, Arts and Crafts.
Angel Fund and Venture Capital
22 ON SLOANE through its partners and network globally provides Angel Funding and Venture Capital
for promising young companies in our key priority sectors.
Technical Lab Support
The Technical labs at 22 ON SLOANE support entrepreneurs with the technical expert advice and
support, access to 3D printing, CAD and CAM software as well as prototype development and testing
through partner labs.
Youth Weekend Programmes
Each Saturday, we offer weekend programmes for youths aged 13 - 17. The programmes apply the
concept of design thinking. They encourage participants to develop a proof of concept from their
initial idea to prototyping.