South Africa
Agriculture
Green Energy
Climate change

AWIEF Growth Accelerator for South Africa, in partnership with Nedbank is calling for application for the 2024 cohort. 

AWIEF Growth Accelerator is a flagship enterprise development programme designed to support early-stage and high-growth-oriented women-owned and women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) with growth strategy training, corporate advisory, mentoring, networks, and access to finance.

Applications are invited from WSMEs operating in; 

  • Agribusiness
  • Agro-processing
  • Green energy
  • Climate-smart solutions

Technology-based and tech-enabled businesses are highly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility and Criteria for Selection;

  • South African Exempt Micro Enterprises (EMEs) or Qualifying Small Enterprises (QSEs); at least 51% female black-owned
  • Operating in agriculture (agribusiness, agro-processing), green economy and climate-smart solutions
  • Businesses must be in a post-revenue phase
  • Scalable and highly innovative ventures
  • Businesses must be in operation for a minimum of three years
  • Owned or led by ambitious and committed women entrepreneurs
  • Businesses must be seeking investment or funding to scale

Click here to apply. 

Closing date
Industry
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Agro-processing
Agribusiness and Agbio
‚ÄčElectricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Green Energy