Are you a budding entrepreneur with an innovative product or service that could have a greater impact if you were to scale up your operation? If your answer to that was ‘yes,’ then GrowthAfrica is looking for you.
GrowthAfrica, a leading startup accelerator, business market, and consulting company in Africa, is seeking to recruit the next cohort of its 2017 acceleration program. The accelerator is seeking to recruit from Kenya and Uganda.
The GrowthAfrica acceleration program comprises of a 5-days boot camp, six 3-days workshops where you will be equipped with the tools to diagnose business problems and come up with strategic workarounds those problems.
The workshops will run from Wednesday through Friday for four weeks. The workshops will be followed up by a one-on-one session, where participants will meet with mentors, financial modelers, and growth catalysts. They will help the participants chart out new strategies and innovations to scale their business impact in their respective niche.
“Post revenue businesses are exciting for us to work with as they are the engine of growth in Africa. We work very closely with them to identify gaps that are preventing them from growing at the scale they should,” said Johnni Kjelsgaard, the Founder, and CEO of Growth Africa.
“Together with our team, we work collaboratively with these ventures to address these gaps, doubling their revenues and tripling their profits.”
The program is looking to recruit 24 startups, 12 from each country. The program will run for six months and will commence in June 2017. To be eligible for considerations, the applicants must be startups within the following sectors: FinTech, Agribusiness, Renewable Energy, Construction and Affordable Housing, Health, Water and Sanitation, Manufacturing/Processing, and IT/mobile solutions.
Startups in Kenya wishing to take part in GrowthAfrica 2017 acceleration program can apply at this link, while their counterparts in Uganda can apply at this link. The application deadline is March 12, 2017.