Gabon: SING SA wants to create 25,000 ICT jobs by 2025

By : Melchior Koba

Date : jeudi, 07 septembre 2023 14:35

SING plays a key role in the digital ecosystem in Gabon and the Central African region as a whole. It provides solutions tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs, businesses, and institutions. 

SING (Digital Incubation Society of Gabon) is a private company specializing in digital innovation. Founded in 2018 by business management consultant Yannick Ebibie, it primarily aims to help boost the competitiveness of African businesses by promoting digital transition. 

With its PIVOT 4.0 incubator, SING offers customized programs to support the development of digital start-ups. It selects and supports innovative projects in various sectors such as digital, energy, agriculture, health, and education. Start-ups benefit from tailored support, access to state-of-the-art infrastructure, a network of mentors and experts, and financing opportunities.

The incubator also offers training courses leading to qualifications and certification in digital-related fields such as web development, design, digital marketing, and cybersecurity. These courses are accessible at all levels and are designed to enhance learners' skills.

SING also supports companies and institutions in their digital transformation by providing auditing, research, strategy, and customized digital solutions.

Since its creation, SING has supported over 50 digital startups in Gabon, some of which have won national and international awards. In addition, SING has been a key player in the organization or co-organization of digital-related events, such as hackathons, conferences, and workshops. Its ambition is to contribute to the creation of 20,000 jobs in information and communication technologies (ICT) in Gabon by 2025 and to foster the emergence of national digital innovation champions.

Some of the companies it supported include Ultimate CRM, an online prospecting platform designed to improve the sales force, and Ekena, a start-up focused on promoting local tourism through the development of digital solutions for all players in the value chain.

Its partners include the World Bank, Deloitte, eGabon, Gabon Telecom, Vivendi Africa, Total Gabon, and the Ministry of Digital Economy, Communication, and Post.

Melchior Koba


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