Africa Growth

GrowthAfrica Accelerator open for 2021 cohort

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Job Description

We are seeking ambitious and committed entrepreneurs in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana and Zambia with the potential to grow and create impact through their businesses.

Founded in 2002, GrowthAfrica continues to exponentially increase the rate and growth of business success in Africa through the annual Accelerator. Backed by extensive knowledge and experience in supporting entrepreneurs across Africa, the first accelerator run in 2012 and to date, 244 ventures have been accelerated, worked directly with 436 entrepreneurs, run 24 cohorts and created 30,000+ jobs.

The programme is designed to help you scale your venture, make it investment ready and develop your entrepreneurial leadership acumen with the aim of unlocking significant growth in your business.
How you will benefit

Growth strategy: Led by experienced facilitators, leveraging our proprietary process and learning methodology, we focus on solutions that leads to an increase in your revenue, profits and impact
Bespoke incompany support: Get individualised and tailored in-company support from the most qualified team who will walk you through and support you in your business journey
Access and fellowship with quality peers across Africa: Connect and benefit from peer-to-peer learning and networking with like-minded entrepreneurs across Africa
Investment support: Receive support in identification of, access to and engagement with potential and relevant investors
Access to mentors and industry-subject experts: You will have access to Pan-African mentors/experts who will offer you advice and be your sounding board
Financial modelling: Support in build a financial model for your business growth and investment
Leadership: Acquire skills and tools to develop stronger entrepreneurial leadership

Clear plan of how to scale and access capital

Access to industry and subject experts/mentors

Support in implementing your growth plan

Application criteria


We are open to all sectors but have a soft spot for:

IT/mobile solutions/Tech enabled businesses
Financial services and Fintech
Renewable energy
Water & sanitation
For profit, post revenue business
Full time and dedicated core team
Existed for 2 years or more
Dedicated full time founding team
Turnover of USD 50,000 plus
Open to raising external investment
Application details

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Job Summary

Full Time Job Type
Africa Growth

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