Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (July 6, 2022)
On May 27, 2022, the African Business Incubator Communities (BIC Africa)for Women Entrepreneurs began its second round. 22 applicants from Angola, Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Somalia were chosen to enter the program out of 62 applications from all around Africa that were submitted for this cohort.
It will feature online training, mentoring, coaching, networking, community development, and B2B matching throughout its 15-week run, which will end in September 2022.
Additionally, it will give the entrepreneurs incentives for company expansion so they may help the businesses they now run expand after receiving training.
Entrepreneurs that finish the accelerator program successfully are given access to the EBN network and free business tools to help them build their companies while also improving performance.
The program is made to offer intensive capacity-building training to women-led and/or women founders in the four countries mentioned above. It also includes expert mentoring, business development training, coaching, networking opportunities, and matchmaking spaces to assist entrepreneurs in improving their business skills and accelerating the growth and sustainability of their companies.
According to opportunities for Africa, the program will incorporate
- 8 live training models
- 4 group coaching sessions
- Exercise and access to support documents
- Ad-Hoc helpdesk through international mentoring support
- Certificate of recognition
The entrepreneurs who make the cut work in areas including agriculture/food, digital technology, health, manufacturing, culture, creative industries, services, and others that are connected and offer opportunities for development and distinctive, new solutions.
- A minimum of eighteen-year-old women
- Reside in Madagascar, Ethiopia, Angola, or Somalia
- Be available from May through September 2022
- Be a startup or a founder/owner of a project and seek to scale up
- dedicate at least 2 hours per week to the program
- have access to a reliable internet connection
- have a good working knowledge of the English language
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