Call for applications for CEA (Circular Economy Accelerator) Boost: For Hustlers wanting to scale-up

Updated: Jul 28, 2021

About the Opportunity

Do you know, work with or own a circular economy or sustainability-focused business with exciting growth potential?

Fetola, in partnership with J.P. Morgan, the Embassy of Finland, and others, is excited to launch a national call for applications for their Circular Economy Accelerator (CEA). The CEA Boost initiative is designed to boost the success of established, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) active in the circular economy, environmental sustainability, recycling, waste reduction, and related sectors.

There are only 50 places available for this intensive, six-month program

Application Deadline:

30 July 2021

Support Includes:

  • Investment Readiness to strengthen investment case and access to finance

  • Market Access to open new markets and make introductions to prospective clients

  • Supply Chain readiness to strengthen skills and unlock new growth opportunities

  • Process Engineering to improve efficiencies, minimize wastage and increase margins


  • Active in the green or circular economy sectors (Renewable energy; Material and energy efficiency; Waste management; Environmental services, etc.)

  • Potential to scale

  • Preference is given to female-led, youth-led, rural, and peri-urban businesses

  • Preference is given to Black-owned businesses, but all businesses are welcome to apply

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Contact Details:

Lou-Anne Marshall


Fetola, First Floor, Block C,

Plum Park, 25 Gabriel Road, Plumstead,

Cape Town, 7800

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