Resplash is an experimental initiative committed to empowering future leaders by awarding scholarships & mentorship opportunities to talented individuals interested in learning how to code, design & potentially join or found a world-class tech startup.
The first scholarship cycle will award up to forty (40) scholarships to talented & dynamic women with the potential to succeed in the tech industry.
This scholarship is not limited to women who plan to start startups but is open to any woman, 18 years or older, across Africa, who wants to join a tech startup or is curious about coding.
What you’ll get
Learn how to start a startup with Y Combinator’s free online class - Startup School.
Learn how to code modern, api-driven websites with a free Skillshare & designcode.io subscription from Resplash.
To help you manage your time during the program, so you can complete the courses on time.
Throughout the program, you’ll be paired with different mentors with varying skills, to help you accomplish your weekly learning objectives.
Our learning plan is designed for complete beginners. We’ll take you through the basics of coding as well as starting a startup & gently turn up the heat.
You’ll get video lessons & project work weekly, broken down into 30-40 minute sessions that you can complete on your own schedule.
What you’ll learn
Html & Css Basics
Make a cool button
Make some hover animations
Animate a clock
Command Line & Git
Launch a Rocket in your browser
Make a temperature converter
Build a Guess-The-Number game
Build a tip calculator
Styled components & props
Payments with Stripe
API’s with Contentful
Follow Y Combinator’s Startup class, with support from YC founders.
How to Succeed with a Startup
Startup Legal Mechanics
Design & Product
Design for Startups
Finding Product Market Fit - Case Study
How to Get Users & Grow
How to Measure Your Product
PR & Content for Growth
Building an Engineering Team
Startup Technology - Technical Founder Advice
How to Apply & Succeed at Y Combinator
Understanding SAFEs & Priced Equity Rounds
How to Get Meetings with Investors & Raise Money
Meet Your Mentors