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Africa Startup Ecosystem Lab

Teams of 2 - 5 students from the world's leading business schools are matched with innovative African startups from the Yale Africa Startup Review in a 6-week virtual lab. They share outstanding final student project presentations before top African venture capital funds and startup founders.

Young Businesswomen

Engage with the African startup ecosystem

Problems Solve

Work directly with founders of Africa's leading startups on their most pressing go-to-market and product challenges


Exchange ideas from other emerging and mature markets and brainstorm with rigorously selected founders


Learn about a dynamic and growing startup ecosystem solving some of world's most daunting challenges with bold ideas

2023 ASEL Judges

ASEL is proud to have student teams from around the globe, representing universities from San Francisco to Beijing and from Milan to Bangalore. 

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