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Social And Inclusive Business Camp
Key details
  • Host: Campus AFD
  • Open to: All Nationals
  • Target: Entrepreneurs
  • Deadline: 3rd July, 2021

Applications for the 2021 Social And Inclusive Business Camp for Entrepreneurs are currently ongoing.

About the Social And Inclusive Business Camp for Entrepreneurs
Social And Inclusive Business Camp

The Social & Inclusive Business Camp is an acceleration and capacity-building program for entrepreneurs that have a project that has an impact on the African continent and want to expand their business (scaling-up).

It’s a hybrid support program that includes:

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  • 3 months of remote coaching on a dedicated online platform, alternating interactive virtual classes with international experts and educational resources to be consulted independently;
  • 1 week of intensive Bootcamp in Marseille, France, in partnership with the EMERGING Valley Summit (event dedicated to emerging innovations between Europe and Africa);
  • The possibility for each participant to be followed by a mentor, experienced alumni of the program; 
  • Networking, through integration into an active and ambitious international community of 200 entrepreneurs and networking with investors and financial partners during the Bootcamp.
Eligibility Criteria

he company must

  • Be a legally registered business;
  • Justify a positive impact in Africa: social or environmental impact, activity serving vulnerable populations (women, people with disabilities, refugees, etc.) and / or creating jobs for these populations;
  • Justify first customers, a turnover and a balanced economic model or a medium-term profitability objective;
  • Have a desire for growth and present a scaling up strategy taking into account the maximization of social or environmental impact.

Prerequisites to participate in the program:

  • The candidate representing the company, called “project leader”, must be the founder, co-founder, manager or at least in a position to make strategic decisions for the company; 
  • The candidate will have to make sure to have a sufficiently stable internet access to be able to follow the trainings and exchange times under good conditions; 
  • The candidate must be able to allocate time to the program over the period from September to early December 2021, at the rate of approximately 2 hours per week over this period. 

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Application Procedure

The application for the Social And Inclusive Business Camp for Entrepreneurs must consist of:

  • An application form to fill out (questions about the project leader, the company, its structure, its impact and its scaling-up strategy); 
  • Proof of legal registration of the company (registration document, articles of association, etc.);
  • Financial statements for the last 3 years (or if a younger company, since its creation);
  • Detailed CV of the project leader;
  • As an option, a pitch-deck or a presentation of your company (optional).

For more information visit the official website of Social And Inclusive Business Camp for Entrepreneurs

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