AWIEF Accelerator

Business Linkages and Investment Readiness Accelerator

Impact Amplifier is conducting an intensive, women’s only, 6-week accelerator for the African Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). Applications for the accelerator are currently open. 

The accelerator is for women entrepreneurs in South Africa and will focus on creating the business models and the growth strategies required to scale these enterprises. The accelerator will cover:

  • Purpose and Values 
  • Target Market, 
  • Competitive Landscape and Value Proposition 
  • Marketing, Sales and Distribution 
  • Financial Modelling
  • Growth Strategy
  • Pitch Training
The accelerator will culminate at the 3rd AWIEF Conference and Exhibition in Cape Town on 5-6 October 2017, where participating entrepreneurs will pitch their business to an audience of investors, business service companies and other entrepreneurs.
Programme details:
  • Dates: Starts in mid-August and culminates on 5-6 October 2017
  • Location: Cape Town
  • Cost to Participant: None
  • Eligibility criteria:Operating for at least one year
Ambitious and committed female leadership Scalable and innovative Desire to seek funding for expansion If you are interested in participating, click here to apply.  Applications close on 16 July 2017. The event is run by Impact Amplifier, hosted by AWIEF and sponsored by Mazars.


July 16, 2017
Organizer Impact Amplifier
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Targets South Africa
Retail and wholesale, Agribusiness, Automotive, Banking, Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software, Construction, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, E-commerce, EdTech, Education, Electronics, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, HealthTech, Insurance, Internet, Leisure and travel, Manufacturing, Mobile, Real estate, Renewable energy, Telecom, Transport and logistics, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene