Application Deadline: October 9th 2020
Come shape the post-COVID-19 economic recovery of Ghana or Nigeria. The New Economy Booster program is a chance to do so!
The goal is to boost high potential solutions or ventures that are already in the market or ready to go-to-market and are creating a positive impact on challenges faced by key sectors in the Ghanaian and Nigerian economies.
This is an opportunity to bring ventures to the next level, advance business skills, receive expert advice, and nourish potential investor relationships. This program has been created by Impact Hub in partnership with the lab of tomorrow and with the support of The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
The New Economy Booster is designed to support impact-driven entrepreneurs with both advanced and early-stage ventures, startups, non-profit organizations or initiatives based in Ghana and Nigeria that are contributing to the country’s post-pandemic economic recovery.
We want to boost solutions or ventures in sectors that have been affected by COVID-19, particularly those that are at risk of or have experienced job losses.
In our seven-month tailor-made online program, successful candidates will get a range of customized content and resources to develop and grow their business and network while being guided by a team of local and global experts.
Impact-driven entrepreneurs with both advanced and early-stage ventures, high-potential startups, non-profit organizations and initiatives based in Ghana or Nigeria that:
Those selected to be part of the New Economy Booster will get a chance to:
To apply fill out the online form and successful applicants will be chosen by Impact Hub and partner representatives based on the following criteria:
Phase 1: Application | 1-month
We will source 500 innovative solutions, 250 per country, that address the challenges we have identified.
All 500 will receive: Access to our online global community via our Global Connect Membership.
Phase 2: Incubation | 2 months
We will select the top 100 ventures, 50 per country to incubate.
All 100 will receive: 5 hours of coaching, access to resources and connections and an online community to network with that will be tailored just for you.
Phase 3: Acceleration | 4 months
We will select the top 30 ventures, 15 per country to accelerate.
All 30 will receive: Project management and coordination guidance, a tailored diagnostic and development plan and access to a support network to help grow your business.
The program stages will run to a non-linear schedule starting on August 17th 2020 and running until February 2021.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and high potential participants will be fast-tracked to the acceleration phase.
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