EMURGO: How EMURGO Africa and Adanian Labs Will Help 100 African Startups Adopt Cardano


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### EMURGO Africa to provide strategic resources

Recently, EMURGO [announced](https://emurgo.io/blog/emurgo-establishes-emurgo-africa-to-support-100-local-startups-within-3-years) the launch of [EMURGO Africa](http://emurgoafrica.vc/) – a newly established entity that will invest $100 million over the next few years in African tech startups – to help spur adoption of Cardano as the standard tech infrastructure platform for Africa’s emerging industrial innovation.

To mark the official launch, EMURGO Africa made an investment and formed a strategic partnership with [Adanian Labs](http://adanianlabs.io/) – a successful pan-African venture studio and incubator that builds, nurtures, and incubates high potential tech startups.

As a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain, EMURGO and its new entity EMURGO Africa provide technical expertise and understanding of the Cardano ecosystem along with a network of industry partners to support Adanian Labs and selected startups to build socially impactful solutions on Cardano.

Cardano’s mission to grow the ecosystem globally through the adoption of its protocol for real use cases, including financial inclusion and social empowerment, and its technical design offering blockchain sustainability, scalability, and interoperability, aligns with Adanian Labs’ mission to provide opportunities for African tech startups to thrive and access key resources in order to launch and grow sustainably.

### Startup solutions to foster sustainable growth and increasing middle class

Since its inception in 2020, Adanian Labs has built 14 startups across a variety of key sectors including healthtech, agritech, SME tech, fintech, adtech, women in tech and more.

Some of these notable startups include:

– [Afya Rekod](https://afyarekod.com/) – a consumer driven digital health data platform

– [Phema Agri](http://www.phemaagri.com/) – an agriculture crowdfunding platform

– [Paylend](https://paylend.africa/) – an SME credit lending solution

and others such as [Twaa](http://twaa.io/), [eCobba](http://ecobba.com/), [Reward Adz](http://rewardadz.com/), and [Ada Animation](https://www.adaanimation.com/).

As a smart technologies lab, it also has two centers of excellence on AI and Blockchain…

[***CONTINUE READING***](https://emurgo.io/blog/how-emurgo-africa-and-adanian-labs-will-help-100-african-startups-adopt-cardano)



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