Opportunities 2022/2023

[Apply] || Future of Work Africa Accelerator Programme 2022 for Entrepreneurs

[Apply] || Future of Work Africa Accelerator Programme 2022 for Entrepreneurs

[Apply] || Future of Work Africa Accelerator Programme 2022 for Entrepreneurs

Do not miss out on the currently ongoing Future of Work Africa Accelerator Programme 2022 for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs on the African continent are being encouraged by Moody’s Corporation and Village Capital to submit applications for the Future of Work Africa 2022 Accelerator Programme for Entrepreneurs. The goal of Future of Work 2022 is to provide entrepreneurs located in and around the area with training in investment preparation. This will be accomplished through a core cohort consisting of 10 to 12 companies and an expanded cohort consisting of 33 to 35 startups. Both cohorts will have access to self-guided training, substantial virtual assistance, and engagement with mentors.

Moody’s Corporation and Village Capital are collaborating to provide assistance to African business owners who are creating solutions that are market-based and designed to generate a profit in the fields of education, employment, and benefits. These solutions have the potential to assist young people in sub-Saharan Africa in better preparing for future of work, gaining access to more and better job prospects, and building careers in their respective fields.

Since 2009, we have provided assistance to more than 1,200 early-stage entrepreneurs through our accelerators and made investments in more than 100 accelerator graduates. These investments include firms in Sub-Saharan Africa that are focusing on the future of work.

Program Timeline
– Applications Open – Mar 31
– Cohort Confirmed – Jul 29
– Cohort workshops – Aug – Oct 2022

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Programme Benefits

  • Connections: Build deep connections with the other impact-driven founders in your cohort
  • Mentorship: Network with mentors ranging from investors to potential strategic partners and customers
  • Training: Join interactive sessions tailored to help your company identify early milestones and prepare for your next round of capital
  • Advice: Chat with an investment analyst who will coach you 1:1 on building a financial model, identifying unit economics, and using financial metrics
  • Exposure: Get featured on Village Capital’s program website and other collateral
  • Funding: The programme connects you to funding source for your venture
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Eligibility

Ventures must address unemployment through the following:

  • Technical, professional, upskilling, or reskilling programs
  • Testing and credentialing programs
  • New approaches to apprenticeship or employment matching such as gig, job matching and distributed manufacturing platforms
  • Financial health for informal workers, and/or
  • Edtech for post-secondary and tertiary institutions

How to Apply Future of Work Africa 2022 Accelerator Programme for Entrepreneurs

  1. First, you’ll conduct an Abaca self-assessment of your company’s maturity.
  2. Second, you’ll answer a series of questions about your business.

As a bonus, you’ll get a free investment readiness score and an invitation to connect with additional investors and resources. Please visit the official Village Capital Page for more information. To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below’

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

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