BIC Africa Acceleration Programme For African Entrepreneurs 2023

BIC Africa Acceleration Programme For African Entrepreneurs 2023 – The BIC Africa Acceleration Programme for Woman Entrepreneurs, now in its third iteration, will assist 15 female business owners from Angola, Comoros, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Somalia, and 5 other African nations who want to expand their enterprises while helping to realize the UN Sustainable Development Goals. (SDGs).

Through a combination of online training modules, coaching sessions, individual exercises, and a mentoring program with women experts from Europe and Africa with relevant experience in supporting innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups, the program, which will run from May to September 2023, will focus on supporting women business owners across all sectors and business types.

BIC Africa Acceleration Programme Benefits


  • Explore growth and scaling trajectories for their businesses and solutions.
  • Assess the team competencies and consider how their business model will adapt to the growth phase.
  • Articulate the social value proposition, identifying why and how the proposed solution contributes to SDGs.
  • Access to appropriate sector, local, and international experts.
  • Join a vibrant community of women entrepreneurs, where to learn, exchange and connect.
  • Connect with BIC Africa and EBN networks to unleash the impact of
    women entrepreneurs.


  • 6 live training modules (each lasting 1,5 hours)
  • 4 group coaching sessions (each lasting 1,5 hours)
  • Networking sessions (that will be organised back-to-back to the training and/or coaching sessions)
  • Exercises and access to support documents
  • Ad-Hoc Helpdesk through international mentoring support
  • Certificate of Recognition

BIC Africa Acceleration Programme Requirements

  • Be a woman (minimum age of 18-years-old) founder or owner of an already existing business with strong development potential, or an entrepreneur working on a project idea aimed to create a business with high growth potential.


  • Aligned with at least one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals
    (SDGs); strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth.


  • Be available between May and September 2023 to participate in the Programme with a maximum of 2 hours per week for online sessions + time to work individually and reflect upon the learnings.


  • Already running a start-up /project and seeking to scale up.


  • Demonstrate a commitment to participating in all the activities of the Acceleration Programme and assisting in future developments of the programme.


  • Have access to a reliable internet connection.


  • Have a good working knowledge of English language.


Click Here To Apply Now

Originally posted 2023-03-26 20:11:49.


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