Akirachix is a social startup. Formed by a core team of eight entrepreneurs, of which seven are women, it develops its work with the support of a large number of volunteers who provide mentoring to new students. In many cases, these volunteers are former recipients of training courses. Akirachix has also developed a strong network of key partners such as iHub, Google Rise, Computer Aid, Seneca Group, and infoDev, who support the organization in a number of ways. Akirachix originally benefited from an infoDev grant and a sponsorship from Google Rise, and the startup still mainly relies on grants and external support.