GrowthHub’s 2013 accelerator program

GrowthHub’s 2013 accelerator program

This post has been paraphrased from an e-mail sent by the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility.

The Growth Hub is an impact incubator and accelerator that supports early stage entrepreneurs and start-ups in the social enterprise space in Africa who are solving today’s most pressing societal and environmental problems creating huge social and financial impact.

Growth Hub (Africa)

Growth Hub are looking for motivated early stage entrepreneurs in the social enterprise space who are looking to build successful businesses. Support is being offered to enterprise in a variety of sectors, particularly: Energy / environmental sustainability, mobile and IT, agro-processing, financial services and essential services (health, education, water & sanitation).

Support programs include:

  • Access to seed funding (up to $100,000)
  • Mentorship and networking with thought leaders, experienced entrepreneurs and investors
  • Collaborative working space in the heart of Nairobi’s business district
  • Intensive series of workshops
  • Access to investors through pitch showcases

Growth Hub is now accepting applications for two programs:

(1) I2I: Idea-to-Innovation

  • Applications due by July 15
  • Information Sessions on July 1 and July 11
  • Program Start: August 1
  • More information

(2) I2I2: Innovation-to-Impact

  • Applications due by August 19
  • Information Sessions on August 1 and August 8
  • Program Start: September 13
  • More information

Vijana FM wishes applicants all the best! We are always excited to discuss your ideas here on our blog, so feel free to send us any commentaries or interview requests on submit(at) or contact us via this page.

Al-Amin founded Vijana FM in 2009. With over a decade of experience in communications, design and operations, he now runs a digital media consulting agency - Lateral Labs - in Dar-es-Salaam.


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