Business model


Monetizing high-tech businesses

DTBi’s  intention is to create a dynamic eco-system to monetize innovative high-tech companies and support creative ICT entrepreneurs in Tanzania. DTBi is a business driven but a “Not-for-Profit” entity. The Incubator has its own Board whose members come from the Private Sector (including Banking sector), Government, Civil Society, Academia and Telecommunications sectors.

DTBi’s Business Model

  • Nurtures entrepreneurs at the idea stage and startups to be sustainable business companies
  • Business development services are provided to those entrepreneurial entities that have a revenue model with the potential for sustainability
  • Residential & Non-residential entities get customised support to meet their needs, including space, high-speed internet, conference rooms, kitchen, secretarial services, networking, exhibitions, training & workshops, linkages to finance
  • DTBi provides mentoring and coaching to entrepreneurs and facilitates access to potential customers and strategic partners from government and privates sector
  • DTBi earns a small percentage of the entity revenues that is derived from DTBi’s support
  • DTBi as an organization has forged links with multi-sectorial entities to support and catalyse the delivery of required services to the entrepreneurial community.