Powered by Shell Downstream South Africa, the business accelerator, known as AccelerateHer, aims to turn the ideas of participants into real life businesses.
25 female entrepreneurs will be selected, receiving unrivalled training, high impact business development support, in-depth coaching from successful women entrepreneurs and engaging masterclasses.
Also, they will get access to development opportunities through Shell’s Enterprise and Supplier Development programme and LiveWire.
The accelerator is fully-funded and will run for 3 months, between February and May 2017. One entrepreneur will win ZAR50,000 (US$3,000) to develop their business.
Interested black female entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 years in South Africa should apply by February 10, 2017. Preference will be given to entrepreneurs from the Ekurhuleni area of Gauteng