AWIEF Growth Accelerator Program 2024 for Nigerian women entrepreneurs

AWIEF Growth Accelerator Program 2024 for Nigerian women entrepreneurs

The AWIEF Growth Accelerator in Nigeria seeks to enhance the readiness of women entrepreneurs to access funding opportunities and scale-up their ventures, with high-level business development and growth strategy training, corporate advisory, mentorship and individualized support, networks, and access to finance.

This programme targets multi-sector businesses; however, priority will be given to technology-based and tech-enabled businesses in catalytic sectors such as agriculture, health, education, creative industry, financial services, renewable energy, logistics, and climate-smart solutions.

In 2024, AWIEF’s partnership with Victoria’s Secret will provide twenty (20) women founders and/or leaders of innovative, growth-stage businesses based in Nigeria with the opportunity to participate in the seven-month, high-impact, investment readiness programme.

Eligibility criteria

To qualify for selection, businesses must meet the following criteria:

Ownership: Women-owned (>51%).
OR
Leadership: Women-led at C-Suite or equivalent level.
OR
Product or service specifically or disproportionately benefits women.

Additionally, businesses must be:
● Based and operating in Nigeria.
● Highly innovative and scalable ventures.
● In post-revenue stage.
● In operation for not less than three years.
● Owned or led by ambitious and committed women entrepreneurs.
● Seeking investment or funding to scale and expand.

Deadline:  24 March 2024

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the AWIEF Growth Accelerator Program

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