I/O Spaces partners with AfriLabs to provide African startups with US office space
US-based innovation workspace for the local and African Diaspora startups I/O Spaces and AfriLabs, a Pan African network of over 80 technology innovation hubs have announced a strategic partnership to provide AfriLabs Hub Startups access to I/O’s Creator Community, Events, Classes and Office Space at I/O Spaces US Workspaces in the Washington DC Metropolitan region.
The companies will collaborate to deliver a unique cross-continental membership focused on expanding the market reach of its AfriLabs hub startups, cross-collaboration between with the US counterparts and providing African Based Startups with a US-based Headquarters.
These will facilitate the African startup's plans for US expansion, Hiring or Funding raising.
“I/O Spaces is excited about our new partnership with AfriLabs,” said Leslie Tita, Cofounder of I/O SPACES. “This partnership will enable I/O Spaces to become a première destination for African Companies looking to expand into the United States and by offering our membership services to the AfriLabs network, we grow our member base across 27 African countries, and give these startups the ability to grow their global market reach, a HQ to work from when they travel to the US and finally a platform to hire both US and African Diaspora talent looking to work for African Based Startups .”
“AfriLabs is very happy about the partnership with I/O Spaces. This partnership presents amazing opportunities for startups from our hub communities to collaborate with US entrepreneurs, scale, and benefits from the I/O Spaces community. We look forward to strategic relationships being built on this partnership that would also promote inter-continental trade and partnerships in the technology and innovation space ” Anna Ekeledo, Executive Director, AfriLabs.