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.

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

Program Sectors              

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  • 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

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  • 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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