The 97 Limited has launched The97 COVID-19 Relief Fund (the “Fund”) in partnership with The Innovation Village. The Fund shall invest in solutions targeting and addressing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and solutions that prepare Uganda for a post COVID-19 environment.
The COVID-19 Relief Fund shall offer $2,000 – $10,000 as an equity-free grant, with an opportunity for further funding, as well as access to workspace and mentorship. Applications are already being received via https://covid19.cda.ug/
The97 COVID-19 Relief Fund is a part of Uganda’s economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The97 Limited is an Open-end Investment Vehicle (HoldCo ) that invests in high growth early stage companies in the creative arts, education, health, agriculture, climate/energy, transport & logistics, manufacturing and fintech sectors domiciled in Uganda with Africa ambitions and potential for jobs of the future at scale.
The 97 Limited is managed by Ortus Africa Capital, see more at the97.fund