Shell AccelerateHer Women-in Entrepreneurship Initiative 2018 (R50,000) — South Africa

Shell AccelerateHer Women-in Entrepreneurship Initiative 2018 (R50,000) — South Africa

Deadline: 31st January 2018

Applications now open for the 2018 AccelerateHer sponsored by Shell Downstream South Africa (SA).

Shell encourages and actively supports the start up and development of local businesses to be part of its supply chain.

AccelerateHer is a fully-funded 3 month business accelerator for 25 exceptional women entrepreneurs, offering unrivalled training, mentorship and business development support alongside in-depth coaching from successful women mentors.

Entrepreneurs in the programme are eligible for access to development opportunities through Shell’s Enterprise and Supplier Development programme and LiveWire, in addition one entrepreneur stands the chance of winning R50,000 towards to their business!

Benefits:

  • Go from an idea to having a registered business in 90 days
  • Receive ongoing support for your business after the programme
  • Get access to markets
  • Get support and assistance in dealing with the specific challenges that women face in building and growing their businesses
  • PLUS! Stand a chance of winning R50,000 to kickstart your business

Why Apply

  • Go from an idea to having a registered business in 90 days
  • Receive ongoing support for your business after the programme;
  • Get access to markets
  • Get support and assistance in dealing with the specific challenges that women face in building and growing their businesses

What you need to know

  • AccelerateHer is a 90 day programme
  • The programme runs from Feb – May 2018*
  • Applications close 31 January 2018
  • Shortlisted candidates, who meet the application criteria, will be contacted for an in-person interview
  • Successful applicants will be notified in January 2018
  • Participants will be required to attend 1 session a week

Note:

* dates subject to change

Application Criteria

  • Women, aged 18-35
  • From the Ekurhuleni area
  • A business idea aligned to Shell’s value chain
  • Must be driven, motivated and committed

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