Founded in 2015, I’MIN launches black-owned, high-growth start-ups into the African technology sector by providing opportunities to technically apt with limited access to resources. Through our programs, we partner with entrepreneurs to build technology-enabled solutions, facilitating access to various early-stage funding vehicles in conjunction with business development support and one-on-one mentorship from industry specialists.
The I’M IN ecosystem is purpose-built for entrepreneurs, enabling them to test their assumptions and validate their products in the market while commercializing the start-ups that show real market potential through intensive programming and support.
The IM IN team brings a wealth of diverse and impressive experience to the organization. Palesa Tabai (I’M IN Lead), with over five years in investment, has played a key role in 42+ startups in the startup ecosystem. Zikhona Nkabi, an LLB graduate, brings over five years of event coordination and program management experience. Lungile Majola, the Marketing Coordinator, has a background in Communications & Marketing, adding creativity and strategy to the team. Lastly, dillion S. Phiri, a visionary social sculptor with a decade of diverse expertise, is instrumental in driving creative initiatives. Together, this team is well-prepared to lead IM IN to success.