Cascador Accelerator 2024 For African Entrepreneurs (Training, Mentorship and $5,000 USD For each participant)

Cascador, a ground-breaking accelerator program helping mid-stage African entrepreneurs grow their businesses and improve their leadership skills, has announced program details and the opening of 2024 applications.

The launch of the 2024 application cycle is accompanied by a new round of testimonials from past participants and glowing updates on the progress of their companies.

Entering its sixth year, Cascador has successfully elevated dozens of entrepreneurs and their companies through a unique blend of education, mentoring, pitch training, and personalized support, driving over $55M USD in capital raised by past Cascador fellows.


  • Cascador participants are mid-stage entrepreneurs with at least 2 years in operation.
  • They must generate annual revenue from sales that exceed ₦50,000,000 per year.
  • Participation is limited to 10 fellows.


professional development stipend of $5,000 USD to each participating entrepreneur accepted into the cohort.

Instruction and long-term mentoring by successful American and Nigerian entrepreneurs.

As Cascador continues to expand and train new cohorts of entrepreneurs, the vibrant network of alumni, faculty and mentors enriches the African business community and elevates participants’ results.

The 2024 Cascador program will be hosted from November 4-8, 2024 at Lagos Business SchoolParticipation in all 5 days of the in-person intensive is mandatory.

The week-long intensive is augmented by pre-program preparatory sessions foundation-building exercises, and 6 months of follow-up mentoring.

All lodging and meals for the week are provided by Cascador.

$5,000 USD is provided to each Cascador participant after program completion, and funds may be used for professional development, business capital, or personal use with no limitations.

Learn more at and explore video content on the accelerator’s YouTube channel.

Click HERE to Apply

Deadline: April 30th, 2024

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