Access Bank unveils application for womenpreneur pitch-a-ton Africa season 4
Accessbank wants women to join women-owned companies for the fourth season of the Womenpreneur pitch-a-ton Africa.
In a press conference on Tuesday evening, Mr Abiodun Olubitan, spokesperson for Access Bank Group announced the launch of Access Bank’s new partnership, Pitch-a-Ton Season 4.
This competition is for business entrepreneurs between 18 and 55 and their company is legally licensed and registered in Nigeria.
Pitch-a-ton Africa aims primarily to provide women business owners throughout the continent access to financial services and business training and mentorship.
Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa
- Type: Entrepreneurs
- Organisation: Access Bank
- Course to study: Not specified
- Gender: Men and Women
- Application Deadline: August 19, 2022
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Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2022 for African Female Entrepreneurs
The program was launched in the year 2019. Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa was the first support program for women in business that was of this kind that was offered through the Access Bank W Initiative.
The inaugural edition awarded financial grants of N9Million to the top five applicants and a mini MBA certificate for 50 female entrepreneurs from Nigeria.
It was done in collaboration together with International Finance Corporation (IFC, which is a member of the World Bank Group).
This year the program will be extended to six other African countries in which the Access Bank’s W Initiative is in its presence.
The countries include Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra-Leone, Gambia and Congo so the program’s tagline is “Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton” Africa
As a major commercial banking institution with a strong reputation in Nigeria, Access Bank has made substantial investments in increasing growth in the Small and Medium Size Enterprise sector. It is a major advocate for women in business.
Bank is also a strong advocate for women entrepreneurs by offering innovative products such as that of the Power Loan which is a loan with a discount with a rate of 15% per annum for women who want to expand their businesses and different Business Support Services.
Aim and Benefits of Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa
In order to fulfill the requirements for graduation, the fifty finalists will present their business ideas, incorporating lessons from the mini-MBA.
They will be eligible to receive financial grants of up to N5 million.
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The requirements for the Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa Qualification
Are you a woman who owns or manages her own business?
Is your company creative?
Do you need assistance to expand your business?
How about some expert training to grow your company?
How to Apply for Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa
Are you interested and certified? Go to
Access Bank on www.womenpreneur.ng