Call for application: Female Founder program 2022


Call for application: Female Founder program 2022

Are you a female founder or co-founder of an African-based company?

  • Do you want to take your company to the next level?
  • Do you want to expand the scope of your business?
  • Do you want to see significant growth?

If so, the Female Founder Program is the place for you!

The program’s goal is to help you build your entrepreneurial mindset, acquire necessary skills, analyze the market, expand your reach, and present your business to investors.

Over the course of three months, the program is designed to holistically support African female founders in their entrepreneurial journey by concentrating on executing experiments to accelerate growth and providing a safe space to fail and learn.

The platform – Offering

  • Female founder
    A portal where participants will get access to the timeline, sessions, and resources. To go through a fully digital acceleration program curated specifically for female founders.
  • Intrapreneurship
    A portal that allows businesses to subscribe for training and mentorship sessions for a group of their female employees. Mostly related to innovation, digital transformation, and entrepreneurship.
  • Community portal
    A portal that allows community members to interact with each other, write articles, ask for support, or request calls with our community experts.
  • Freemium portal
    Resources, opportunities, and videos free and available for all.

Female Founder program 2022 Target audience

The targets are female founders of startups or SMEs based in the continent of Africa who:

  • Age: Are aged between 25-40. Globally, younger women (ages 25-44) had the highest
    entrepreneurial participation rates.
  • Degree: Have at least finished 3 years of university. No specific background.
  • Activity: Operate in the African continent in any industry.
  • Market share: Have made an initial revenue with their product/service that’s already on the
  • Level of growth: Inadequate cash flows that do not correspond to the level of growth and revenue forecasted. More tools and resources are required to improve human capital capacities in order to address recent market challenges and thus improve the entity’s positioning.
  • Require Founders: If the entity cannot be managed or led, or if the management team does not have all of the necessary skills, the leader can make the decision to hire new people to do some of the work.

Deadline: December 1, 2022


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