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[Apply] 2023 Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Season 5 For African Female Entrepreneurs

Applications are now open for the 2023 Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Season3. The Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton program is the first women-in-business support initiative of its kind in the industry offered by Access Bank’s W Initiative.

About Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-a-Ton Season 5

As part of the Bank’s mandate to empower female entrepreneurs with financial and business skills, Access Bank Plc has unveiled the third edition of its Womenpreneur Pitch-a-Ton Africa programme.

The Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa programme is designed to provide female-owned businesses across Africa an opportunity to access finance, world-class business trainings as well as mentoring opportunities. This programme has created an enabling environment for female entrepreneurs to grow their businesses.

The programme is designed as a 3-month period comprising 12 weeks of mini-MBA training in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and pitching sessions to a Pan-African Jury Panel where the top one hundred (100) finalists will pitch their businesses, infusing learnings from the mini-MBA and will stand an opportunity to win financial grants and other consolation prizes.

Organizer: Access Bank
Degree Category: Training, Grants
Eligible Country: Africans
Application Closing Date: August 11th, 2023

Programme Benefits
1. Financial grants up to five Million Naira
2. An exclusive certified Mini-MBA Programme

Eligibility Criteria
1. Applicants must be female entrepreneurs from an African country
2. Applicants must have had an existing business for at least one year with at least 50% female ownership
3. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 45.

Application and Selection Process
All online applications will be reviewed and screened by independent business experts for five hundred (500) candidates who will be required to send in a sixty-second video pitch for the opportunity to be selected as part of the final top 100 candidates who will benefit. Eligible applicants are required to fill out an online application by clicking the Apply Now button below. Visit the official announcement page for more details.

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