Applications Open for She Leads Africa (SLA) Acclerator Program 2018!

Deadline: 20 May 2018

Applicants are invited to apply for the She Leads Africa (SLA) Accelerator program, a 3-month program to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs. The winner of the programme will receive N2 million from SLA.

This year, the programme will take place in Lagos and is open to businesses based anywhere in Nigeria.

Program Sectors              

  • Agritech
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Clean Technology and Energy
  • Fintech
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Nanotech
  • Smart City Solutions

Benefits

  • 3 months intensive training on business and operational skills
  • Online and offline learning resources
  • Exclusive access and mentorship from some of Nigeria’s leading business personalities
  • Opportunity to pitch your business in front of local and international investors
  • Features in local and international media

Program Process

  • Put together a top-notch application package, ace the semi-final interviews and get selected by the review committee.
  • Attend three 1-week boot camps being trained by the SLA team and connecting with some of Nigeria’s most prominent business and operational experts.
  • Complete bi-weekly online workshops.
  • Join us in Lagos for the Demo Day in October and pitch business to a room of local and international investors and media.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Business with at least one woman aged 18-35 as a shareholder or owner
  • Technology companies only i.e. a business that manufactures or develops any form of technology e.g websites, software etc or leverages technology to build its business model.
  • Less than 3 years in operations

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Nigeria

For more information, please visit SLA Acclerator Program 2018.

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