iHub calls application for Women in Business Cohort 2 Program. In 2019, the Women in Business program Program was launched to grow the number of socially and economically empowered women who run sustainable businesses working in the technology sector in Kenya. CcHUB and iHub will implement the 2nd edition of the Women in the Business program as one that not only focuses on women-led technology businesses, but women-led businesses as a whole, and how these women can better leverage technology to scale their solutions in the African market.
iHub Women in Business Cohort will bring together female entrepreneurs, software developers, investors, SMEs, corporates, and industry experts across multiple sectors. Moreover, iHub Women in Business Program will focus on businesses in Nigeria and Kenya with the aim to:
- Enhance the ways in which women-led businesses leverage technology to better serve their market.
- Build the capacity of women-led businesses to secure capital.
- Catalyze the expansion efforts of women-led businesses in the African market.
- Build the capacity of female entrepreneurs to attract, develop, and retain quality talent.
- Create access to market opportunities.
- A strategically differentiated business that speaks to the heart of customer needs.
- An ability to speak investor language and leverage sound financial understanding of your business to secure capital and partnerships.
- Support to expand your business across multiple geographical markets.
- Knowledge on how to attract, develop, and retain a strong team.
- Access to a robust network of investors, corporate executives, and software developers to help scale your business.
- Women-led business interested in leveraging technology to scale their businesses
- Registered, with operations in Kenya or Nigeria
- The strong (well-rounded) founding team, working full-time on the business
- Businesses with proven traction in the market (e.g. customers, revenue)
- Scalable businesses that meet a real need.
If you fit the above criteria, please fill out an application on this link: https://bit.ly/ihub-wibform. If you have any questions during the process, please send an email [email protected] or ask a question on the application platform.