Applications Now Open For The Spark* South Africa 2018 Accelerator Programme

Updated on 8 January 2018

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Applications are open for the Spark* South Africa 2018 Accelerator Programme. The intensive five-day programme will take place in Johannesburg between 15 and 20 April.

Spark* International is an initiative of Australian international development non-profit YGAP.

The accelerator is aimed at South African startups who: have already launched an enterprise that is making a difference in the lives of South Africans (by improving education, health, homes or creating good jobs) and want to scale their enterprise to impact many more people.

The best Spark* entrepreneurs will, following the programme, have access to the Spark support network which will help them grow a model that has been proven in the startup phase.

At this level they can access larger rounds of funding, of over $10,000 Australian dollars (typically $25,000), are connected directly to Spark* investor partners and will work closely with the team to strategise specific approaches that will help increase the startup’s impact and sustainability.

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