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  Are you a female founder seeking to be trained in vital areas of business management and preparation for funding from investors? Would you also like to receive a non-equity grant as well? The Female Founders Growth Program offers you all of these things.
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Organized in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Women Enterprise Acceleration Vehicle (WEAV), this program provides women entrepreneurs who have founded and currently lead tech startups in Nigeria a chance to build their capacities in the lead-up to raising capital. It will enable them to improve their business model, develop their fundraising strategy, and be trained in financial management, cash flow optimization, and investment readiness.
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The Female Capital Founders Program will deliver these benefits to its participants:
  • Access to expert mentorship and training via masterclasses
  • Get trained through the IFC’s Financial Management Training Program
  • Receive a non-equity grant of $10,000
  • Get support from a community of fellow founders
  • Gain access to funding and investment opportunities

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This program is open to persons who meet these conditions:
  • Have a female founder or co-founder
  • Have a Minimum Viable Product and some existing users
  • Run a technology-enabled business (sector-agnostic)
  • The company should be at its early (pre-seed or seed) stage
  • Must be seeking funding to develop their product to the next stage of growth
Applications will remain open until October 6, 2023. If you would like to apply for this opportunity, you can do so HERE. Featured Image Source: Opportunity Desk
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This article was first published on 29th September 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.

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