yher Africa Accelerator Programme for Female Entrepreneurs|Grants Available for up to $50,000admin 1st May 2019 0 COMMENTS
yHer is searching for the most ambitious, game changing, female-led impact ventures in Africa.
This exclusive accelerator programme aims to back female-led impact ventures across Africa.
A week-long intensive entrepreneurship program designed to fast track your early stage venture. Training and mentorship will be provided while also connecting you to an inspiring group of fellow female entrepreneurs working hard to create a better world.
Connection to a network of mentors from across the world throughout the Accelerator week, providing you with a wealth of entrepreneurship experience to help you build a bulletproof strategy for impact and growth
An opportunity for you to network with potential funders, mentors and supporters and to pitch your venture as the week comes to a close at an exclusive, invite-only high-tea event
A total of $25,000 in prize funding is available for the winners of our peer review and audience votes
Potential to qualify for Growth support, including ongoing tailored support and grant or investment funding of $10,000 to $50,000 AUD to help scale your venture
Ongoing connection with our virtual community to help you along your entrepreneurial journey. Keep each other inspired and accountable with monthly check-ins, mastermind sessions and knowledge sharing
Criteria for selection
Female-Led Ventures: You must have at least one female co-founder who will participate in the program.
Local: You intimately understand the problem that you are trying to solve.
Social Impact: Your venture must exist to improve the lives of people living in poverty.
Support Women and Girls: While not required, we preference ventures that have a clear mandate or mission to uplift females in some way.
In the Early Stages: You will have already launched a venture or run a pilot and have some early traction or proof of concept. You will typically have less than 100 customers or clients and have been in operation less than two years.