Deadline: 14th Feb 2023
Normal Chartered Financial institution Zambia Ladies in Tech Incubation Programme 2023
Purposes are actually open for the Normal Chartered Financial institution Zambia Ladies in Tech Incubation Programme 2023. The Normal Chartered Ladies in Know-how Incubator is Africa’s main incubator programme for female-led and based companies. It aligns with requires extra variety in know-how, and entrepreneurship and for extra alternatives for ladies to develop entrepreneurial and management excellence. This speaks to the financial institution’s Sustainability and Neighborhood Engagement technique and focuses on supporting innovation, infrastructure and know-how.
This programme is an initiative of Normal Chartered Financial institution Zambia in partnership with BongoHive, following the profitable implementation of the Ladies in Tech programme in Kenya, Nigeria and Bahrain to say a couple of.
The important thing goal of the incubator programme is to assist Zambian girls entrepreneurs or enterprise homeowners who wish to or are utilizing digital know-how to develop their companies however lack the required assist. The programme is designed to supply focused assist in enterprise operations, digitisation and digital transformation, accounting and monetary administration. The result of the programme is to assist female-led entrepreneurial groups with coaching, mentorship and seed funding.
Enterprise Incubation – Three (3) months of studying expertise in enterprise administration and operations;
Personalised Mentorship – Personalised mentorship for all individuals and their enterprise wants;
Entry to authorized, accounting, monetary planning and tech assist;
Entry to networking alternatives with fellow profitable candidates and trade specialists;
Funding Alternatives – $10,000 equity-free grant seed funding for the highest 5 (5) finalists from the incubation programme to help with the implementation of know-how of their companies;
Six (6) months of ongoing assist from Normal Chartered, BongoHive and a community of coaches and mentors to help with go-to-market methods and scaling-up for the highest 5 (5) finalists;
A chance to hitch BongoHive’s supportive Alumni Community.
The enterprise proprietor have to be a Zambian feminine founder or co-founder over 18 years of age and with an equal or majority stake;
The enterprise have to be primarily based and working in Zambia;
The enterprise should already be utilizing digital know-how, or have a transparent want to include digital know-how to allow their enterprise to develop
The enterprise proprietor have to be of Zambian nationality;
The enterprise should have been registered with PACRA for at the least 3 months;
The enterprise proprietor could also be searching for assist for buyer, product, and/or enterprise mannequin growth;
Key individuals of the enterprise (ideally 2 founders) have to be obtainable to undertake the 3-month incubation programme from March to Might 2023;
The highest 5 winners of the incubation programme should be capable to attend a 6-month acceleration programme from June twenty first to November twenty first 2023.
The prize fund is primarily for constructing digital know-how and any stability for use within the enterprise.
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