90 Day

High Impact Programme

Unrivalled

Training & Business Development Support

In-Depth

Coaching from Successful Women Mentors

Opportunity

For Funding Through The WDB Seed Fund

AccelerateHer is a is a fully-funded, 3 month business accelerator for women entrepreneurs  designed to fast track the development of women-owned businesses, taking into account the specific and unique challenges women face.

 

WHY APPLY
- Go from an idea to having a registered business in 90 days
- Receive ongoing support for your business after the programme
- Get access to markets
- Get support and assistance in dealing with the specific challenges that women face in building and growing their  businesses

PLUS!

Stand a chance of winning R50,000 to kickstart your business

Applications now open for the 2018 AccelerateHer sponsored by Shell Downstream SA.
Shell encourages and actively supports the start up and development of local businesses to be part of its supply chain.

 

About the AccelerateHer Programme

The Why, What, When & How

Why Apply

  • Go from an idea to having a registered business in 90 days
  • Receive ongoing support for your business after the programme;
  • Get access to markets
  • Get support and assistance in dealing with the specific challenges that women face in building and growing their businesses

What you need to know

  • AccelerateHer is a 90 day programme
  • The programme runs from Feb – May 2018*
  • Applications close 31 January 2018
  • Shortlisted candidates, who meet the application criteria, will be contacted for an in-person interview 
  • Successful applicants will be notified in January 2018
  • Participants will be required to attend 1 session a week

* dates subject to change

Application Criteria

  • Women, aged 18-35
  • From the Ekurhuleni area
  • A business idea aligned to Shell’s value chain
  • Must be driven, motivated and committed
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"Since participating in the AccelerateHer programme, my business has grown significantly. We now have 17 major clients on board with Nkasi Amor Project and the lists keeps growing. I would recommend Seed Academy to all aspiring entrepreneurs!"

Zandile Nzimande, Founder Nkasi Amor Project

"Since joining Seed Academy, Got Paper has acquired two new clients. My business has grown by 20% overall, and being surrounded by such great ladies on the AccelerateHer Programme was a fantastic experience. I felt truly empowered..."

Lelo Rammitloa, Founder Got Paper

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
The personal information provided by you to Seed Academy (Pty) Ltd, will only be used or disclosed for the AccelerateHer programme, in accordance with legal requirements. For further information or questions contact Seed Academy on 011-262-6858