2022/2023 kLab Startups Academy for IT Entrepreneurs in Rwanda

Last Updated on November 14, 2022

In Rwanda, most of the innovations in technology, start-ups, or even ideas, supporting projects and initiatives are concentrated in the capital city of Kigali and there is little knowledge about IT knowledge outside the capital.

Therefore, kLab initiated the project to create awareness, build interest in young people, and identify promising future IT talents and entrepreneurs in the entire country that can be further supported. The project will be conducted during 4 months from November, in three phases:

  • One month online
  • One month intensive training
  • Three months project based training


  • Work on real world/companies projects
  • Become job ready and meet ICT employers
  • Learn new technologies & earn industry recognised certificte for skills gained
  • Access opportunities from kLab, ICT Chamber & Partners
  • Chance to get paid internship or scholaship
  • Access to incubation programs
  • Membership at klab
  • Mentorship



  • Have a business idea/project in Software;
  • Have a design of your business idea/project as a mockup of your software project (ie. web or app design);
  • Be a university students, fresh graduate or high school graduate;
  • Have a Laptop;
  • Be committed;
  • Currently residing in Rwanda.

IT Talents

  • Have worked on one or more IT project which can be shown via pictures or URL link;
  • Be a university student, fresh graduate or high school graduate;
  • Having a Laptop;
  • Having relevant documents (i.e. certificates) supporting the talent is an added value;
  • Being committed;
  • Currently residing in Rwanda.


The application deadline is November 18, 2022. Late applications will not be considered.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit kLab Startups Academy.

Deadline: November 18, 2022

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