Ladies, Apply for Y-Her Accelerator

African female entrepreneurs have been invited to apply for the Y-HER Accelerator Programme, with offers mentorship and a total of US$50,000 in prize funding.

The Y-HER program, which will take place in Johannesburg in November, is run by Spark and bills itself as an opportunity for passionate female impact entrepreneurs with early-stage startups.

A total of 15 successful applicants will be connected to a network of mentors from across the world throughout the accelerator week, offering a wealth of entrepreneurship experience to help with building a strategy for impact and growth.

The Y-HER accelerator will also offer female entrepreneurs the chance to network with investors, mentors, and supporters, and pitch their venture as the week comes to a close at an exclusive, invite-only high-tea event.

A total of US$50,000 in prize funding is available for the winners, who will be chosen by peer review and audience votes, while start-ups also stand the chance to qualify for growth support, including ongoing tailored support and grant or investment funding of between US$10,000 and US$50,000.

Applications are open here until September 22.

[Culled from Disrupt Africa]

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