The programme will be run in Kenya and Uganda from March to September 2016. This will entail two cohorts of 10-12 startups each picked from Kenya and Uganda and go through:
A 5-day boot camp
Six 3-day workshops (every four weeks)
40+ days of ‘in-company implementation’
All participants will have access to:
Team of GrowthCatalysts who assist at workshops and with in-company implementation
Mentors who are C-level executives, accomplished entrepreneurs or seasoned investment professionals
Relevant experts, sages and potential strategic partners
Vetted investors and funders
GrowthAfrica is looking for motivated entrepreneurs in a variety of sectors, but of particular interest is: products and services addressing environmental sustainability, energy, IT, mobile and financial technologies, agribusiness, products and services relating to the construction sector, and essential services (health, education, water & sanitation).
The programme provides you with a real leverage and advantage by, amongst other things, providing:
Clarity and articulation of yourbusiness model andcore strategies driving success
One-on-one mentorshipandnetworkingthrough a diverse ensemble of thought leaders, experienced business executives, successful entrepreneurs, and investors
Intensive series of workshops providing tools and insights, improving your entrepreneurial abilities and leadership skills
Access to seed funding
Interested in joining our next cohort in Kenya and Uganda?
Apply here:www.growthafrica.com/startup/apply. Application deadline isJanuary 17, 2016 at 23:59. Programme start dates areMarch 9(Nairobi) andMarch 16 (Kampala).