Africa’s premier business growth partner, GrowthAfrica, has announced its expansion and launch into Accra, Ghana. Its 6th African region running in-country business acceleration activities. A move that will introduce the organisation’s unrivalled experience in enhancingsustained business growth, to West African entrepreneurs.
” The increased continent-wide expansion positionsGrowthAfrica as the only business accelerator with physical presence in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi and Ghana giving us Pan-African coverage insupporting entrepreneurs to achieve exponential growth for their businesses, create sustainable industries and jobopportunities” Patricia Jumi, Managing Director & Co-founder, GrowthAfrica.
The launch into Ghana is marked by an open call for applications to the GrowthAfrica Accelerator which is looking for 80 ambitious and committed entrepreneurs in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, and Ghana to be part of the 2020 cohort. The programme presents a first-timeopportunity for growth stage, post-revenue entrepreneurs in Ghana to access resources and support necessary to scale.
The GrowthAfrica Accelerator is designed to help entrepreneurs scale their ventures, make them investment ready and develop entrepreneurial acumen. The overall aim of the 6 months programme is to accelerate and unlock significant business growth. The programme consists of 18 workshop days spread over 6 months periodthat results in development and implementation of a 3-year growth plan. The last 6 months involve one-on-one implementation support of the growth plan from the GrowthAfrica team, external advisors, consultations with the Investment team and introductions to relevant investors.
How do entrepreneurs benefit:
Who is eligible to apply?
Businesses applying to join the Accelerator 2020 cohort must be:
Since 2012 GrowthAfrica has accelerated over 224businesses in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, and Malawi. From its inception in 2002, GrowthAfrica has worked with over 2,000 growing African businesses, supported in raising over USD 60 million in Investments, loans and grants, and created more than 30,000 jobs in Africa. GrowthAfrica works with growth-oriented entrepreneurs running post revenue ventures and has offices in Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zambia and Ghana.