SME Growth Lab, a digital accelerator that exists to help businesses with the knowledge, skills and networks they need to scale and thrive, is inviting female entrepreneurs to apply for the latest edition of its accelerator program. Besides receiving mentorship and resources that will enable them to meet their growth aims, it could provide them with a share of a ₦1 million grant.
Read more about Opportunities
The SME Growth Lab Accelerator for female entrepreneurs is being organized in partnership with Shecluded, a FinTech which provides loans, life insurance, pensions, and other financial products to women. This program will include a four-week intensive business training which will take place in May 2023.


Entrepreneurs who are accepted into the program will enjoy these benefits:
Sign up for the Connect Nigeria daily newsletter
  • Get trained in finance, legal, sales, marketing, business acumen, and other matters crucial to running their business successfully
  • Granted access to an exclusive and robust business community
  • Be mentored by seasoned business experts
  • Be provided with vital business resources
  • Stand a chance of being among the top five businesses that receive the grant from Shecluded
  • Receive a certificate at the end of the program


This program is open to entrepreneurs who meet these conditions:
Register to attend the CN Business Mixer
  • Be a female running a business in Nigeria or elsewhere in Africa
  • Should be aged between 18 and 40 years
  • Must be prepared to attend virtual sessions and group calls
  • Should be available for community sessions
Applications will remain open until April 25, 2023. If you would like to apply for a place in the SME Growth Lab Accelerator program for female entrepreneurs, you can do so HERE. Featured Image Source: Technext
Did you find this article useful? Contact us:

You might also like:
This article was first published on 20th April 2023


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *