SME Accelerator Program 2022 – Growth Lab

SME Accelerator Program 2022 is a yearly internship program organized to help a growing business

Since the launch of the program, they have had two cohorts, 500 participants and 1000 community members and have reached out to at least 25 African Countries.

The dream is to empower over 500,000 businesses in Africa and place Africa on the world economic map.

The growth of every business is very important and that is what SMEs are more focused on, training young entrepreneurs and business owners on the best model to market and promote their business.

The four weeks (one month) business internship will bring together all the big investors, business owners and entrepreneurs to educate and lecture them on the new model of promoting any growing business and the best way to keep your business relevant and make more sells

You will be taught what customer relationship means and how to make it work for you.

Successful applicants will have a remarkable experience participating in a 4-week extensive training led by exclusive facilitators in August 2022.

The program package and modules cut across Selling Techniques, Marketing strategies, Financial literacy and Management, and Legal counselling.

Entrepreneur Details

  • Type: Entrepreneurs
  • Organisation: SME Growth Lab Africa
  • Country to study : 
  • School to study: 
  • Course to study: Not specified
  • State of Origin: 
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: July 27, 2022

Benefits of SME Accelerator Program 2022 – Growth Lab

If you get the opportunity to be part of this program, you will gain the following things

  • Training on business acumen, Sales, Marketing, and leadership development.
  • Exclusive access to community events.

  • Mentoring from business experts.

  • Access to business resources & Community.

  • Certification upon completion.

  • Strategic partnership.

  • 24/7 support


Eligibility For SME Accelerator Program 2022

​For you to be eligible for this opportunity, there are certain things you must do or fulfil. See the list below.

  • Applicants must be business owners based in any African country.

  • Must not be less than 18 years and not more than 40 years.

  • Must ensure promising commitment to attending virtual sessions and group calls.

  • Enthusiasm to volunteer and participate in community events and project is an added advantage.

How to Apply for SME Accelerator Program 2022

The application process for this program is not hard. Below are some of the questions you might likely be asked

  • Have you previously applied to the SME Growth Lab Accelerator program? 
  • Do you have an internet-enabled smartphone or laptop to participate in the program?
  • What is your main goal for wanting to join the SME Growth Lab? (Here you should select the purpose of your interests in the program)
  • Include the website of your business. (if your business doesn’t have a website, submit a link to your business’s most active social media account)

These are just some little questions you should expect. Also, you will be asked to submit your picture.

To start your application, go SME Accelerator program now

You can also send an email to them via  [email protected] to get any kind of information you need or follow their social media handles @sme.growthlab on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.