Applications Open for 2019 GrowthAfrica Business Scaleup Accelerator Programme!

Deadline: 16 December 2018

Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 GrowthAfrica Business Scaleup Accelerator Programme in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Zambia.

The Programme will select 15 ambitious for each country, committed entrepreneurs with high potential to grow and create significant impact with a focus on high impact employment and income generating opportunities.

The GrowthAfrica Business Scaleup Acceleration Programme is demanding, but so is success! The programme and programme’s support is designed to help applicants scale their venture, make it investment ready and develop their entrepreneurial leadership.

Benefits

GrowthAfrica offers:

  • Growth strategy: Led by experienced facilitators, own designed proprietary process and learning methodology that leads to an increase in their revenue and profits
  • Catalytic support: Get individualised and tailored business development support from growth catalysts who will walk through and support in business journey
  • Financial modelling: Build a financial model for their business growth and investment readiness
  • Investment support: Receive support in identification of, access to and engagement with potential and relevant investors
  • Peer-peer learning: Connect and benefit from peer-to-peer learning and networking with like-minded entrepreneurs
  • Mentorship: applicants will have a personal executive mentor who will offer  advice and be their sounding board
  • Leadership: Acquire tools to develop stronger entrepreneurial leadership
  • Networking and partnerships opportunities with GrowthAfrica’s networks locally and internationally

Sectors

GrowthAfrica is open to all sectors but have a soft spot for:

  • Agribusiness
  • Education
  • IT/mobile solutions
  • Financial services and Fintech
  • Renewable energy
  • Water & sanitation
  • Health
  • Manufacturing/processing
  • Retail/e-commerce

Criteria

For profit, post revenue business with an innovative product, service or methodology:

  • Ready to scale the business
  • Turnover of min 100,000 USD
  • Existed for 2 years or more year
  • Dedicated Full time founding team consisting of at least 2 founders
  • Full time and dedicated core team
  • Open to raising external investment as part of their growth strategy

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Zambia

For more information, please visit GrowthAfrica Business Scaleup Accelerator.

  • Kiberu Alfred says:

    Thank you,.
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    • Reena says:

      Hi Kiberu Alfred,

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  • Paul Kiwalabye says:

    I love the idea and does the blue highlighting on education mean it is a priority area. I run a school and would wish to apply.

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