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Apply: Shell AccelerateHer Women-in-Entrepreneurship Initiative 2018

Seed Academy in partnership with WDB are proud to launch the inaugural AccelerateHer programme sponsored by Shell SA-South Africa’s most impactful women-in-entrepreneurship initiative designed by women for women.

Application Deadline: 31st January 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): South Africa

About the Award: AccelerateHer is a fully-funded 3 month business accelerator for 25 exceptional women entrepreneurs, offering unrivalled training, mentorship and business development support alongside in-depth coaching from successful women mentors. Entrepreneurs in the programme are eligible for access to development opportunities through Shell’s Enterprise and Supplier Development programme and LiveWire, in addition one entrepreneur stands the chance of winning R50,000 towards to their business!

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: To be eligible, candidates must:

  • be women, aged 18-35
  • be from the Ekurhuleni area
  • have a business idea aligned to Shell’s value chain
  • be must be driven, motivated and committed

Number of Awardees: 25

Value of Program: Fully-funded.

  • Go from an idea to having a registered business in 90 days
  • Receive ongoing support for your business after the programme
  • Get access to markets
  • Get support and assistance in dealing with the specific challenges that women face in building and growing their  businesses
  • PLUS! Stand a chance of winning R50,000 to kickstart your business

Duration of Program: 3 months. February to May 2018.

How to Apply: The application will be competitive. We know you have what it takes. We encourage you to apply!

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Shell, Seed Academy and WDB

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