GrowthAfrica Accelerator 2023

Grow your business and join the entrepreneurial super league.

Are you an ambitious and committed entrepreneur from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia or Ghana with the potential to grow and create impact through their businesses? Then this is for you.

The GrowthAfrica acceleration program is a 6-months support program that guides you in understanding all components of your business, internal and external realities, and identifying growth challenges to help you develop clear goals and a comprehensive strategic implementation-ready growth plan.

The program develops your entrepreneurial leadership and grows your venture through business acceleration activities, strategic advice, and access to investments.

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 in-company support: Get individualized 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.

Application criteria

Startups that comply with the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • For profit, post revenue business.
  • Full time and dedicated core team.
  • Existed for 3 years or more.
  • Dedicated full time founding team.
  • Turnover of USD 50,000 plus.
  • Open to raising external investment.

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

  • Agribusiness.
  • Education.
  • IT/mobile solutions/Tech enabled businesses.
  • Financial services and Fintech.
  • Renewable energy.
  • Water & sanitation.
  • Health.
  • Manufacturing/processing.
  • Retail/e-commerce.


March 30, 2023
Program dates May 1 - Oct 31, 2023
Organizer GrowthAfrica
Website Visit website
Targets Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia
Agribusiness, Agritech, E-commerce, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, HealthTech, ICT, Information technology, Manufacturing, Mobile, Renewable energy, Retail, Water, sanitation and hygiene