Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in collaboration with InfoDev established Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi) which is hosted at COSTECH. DTBi aimed to serve as a hub for technology start-ups and actively identifies and provides for the value-added services required to support incubator. Since its establishment in 2011 a total of 29 ICT based solutions (innovations) from 27 incubates
(both residential and virtual) were commercialized through different arrangements and agreements with private entities and government departments. Out of which 559 direct and more than 16,000 indirect employments were created.
Mission & Vision
The Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi) is a Not-For-Profit Company run as a business registered in Tanzania. It has its own Board made up of members from Private Sector, Public Sector, NGOs & CSO. COSTECH is a shareholder and is part of the founding members, which includes infoDev of the World Bank. DTBi is a Tech Incubator in the country that promotes the growth of ICT technology-based emerging companies, Start-ups and those with innovative ideas contributing to job creation (including youth and women) and enhanced economic health of the nation.