2021 Somaliland women business accelerator applications now open

Innovative ventures has opened applications for the Women Business Accelerator, which will provide essential business skills training and fund female-owned startups in Somaliland.

The four-week program will select the top 4 startups that will receive an investment of up to $20,000 from innovative ventures. The startups will also have access to vast networks, feature in local and international media, and will have the opportunity to pitch in front of local and international investors.

The program already has an alumni network of over 50 startups and has invested over $150,000 in 18 most promising businesses.

The program is open to women of age 18-35 years old, whose businesses are based in Somaliland. The owners also have to commit to attending the accelerator program in Hargeisa.

The deadline for applications is January 31st, 2021, of which the selected startups will get an invitation to the pre-accelerator Bootcamp at the Innovate Ventures offices.

Interested entrepreneurs should apply here