Apply now for 2022 Nedbank-AWIEF Growth Accelerator Programme

About the Opportunity:

  • The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is hosting the 2022 cohort of its flagship AWIEF Growth Accelerator, sponsored by Nedbank.

  • The AWIEF Growth Accelerator is designed to support the unique needs of early-stage and high growth-oriented women-led ventures with business modelling, growth strategy training, corporate advisory, mentorship, networks, and access to strategic partnerships. The accelerator provides capital-raising support for growth, scale and sustainability. It builds women’s entrepreneurial leadership capacity, connects them with appropriate sources of capital and helps them scale.

  • Call for applications

Applications are invited from committed and innovative South African female entrepreneurs for the AWIEF Growth Accelerator 2022 cohort.

Benefits of the Opportunity:

  • Business Support

  • Access to Markets

  • Access to Network

  • Mentorship and Training

Eligibility Criteria:

Businesses must be:

  • South African Exempt Micro Enterprises (EMEs) or Qualifying Small Enterprises (QSEs); at least 51% female black-owned.

  • in a post-revenue phase.

  • scalable and innovative ventures.

  • 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.

Application Deadline:

04 July 2022

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Contact Details:


Tel: +27 21 826 8878


12 Bell Crescent, Dunrae Building

Westlake Business Park

Cape Town, ZA

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