AXL’s Young Entrepreneurs Programme

Africa is home to some of the world’s most forward-thinking entrepreneurs. Young Africans are proving that no matter the idea, or how simple a solution, they are creating impactful change in the lives of others in communities around the globe.

With ALX’s Young Entrepreneurs Programme, we’ve made it our mission to support those who want to innovate in ways that will help their businesses thrive.

Providing entrepreneurs with the know-how to move their companies to a new stage of growth is one more way we prove our commitment to creating 2M new opportunities for rising African talent across the continent by 2030.

African Entrepreneurs Building Africa’s Future

Gain the skills, mentors, and community you need to take your business to the next stage. Designed for early-stage entrepreneurs who have demonstrated their commitment to building their business but require the tools and accountability to level-up and start acquiring customers.

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The ALX Young Entrepreneurs Programme (YEP) is a 4-Week Sprint designed for early-stage entrepreneurs with a demonstrated commitment to building their businessGet the tools and accountability to level-up and start acquiring customers. Learn from experienced entrepreneurs who have gone before you; leave with a solid foundation to refine, shape, and expand your business.

Programme Start: Monday 14 March 2022

Programme Requirements:

  • Applicant is the founder or co-founder of a business in Africa
  • Commit to 4 weeks, 10 hours/week
  • Applicant age: 18-35
  • Business or service is ready to go to market in less than a month
  • Proficient in English

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Programme Modules:

  • Launch: Set the goals and learn best practices to launch a successful plan.
  • Traction: Experiment with different strategies to attract prospective customers.
  • Sales Skills: Get the frameworks and practice to close customers and generate revenue.
  • Show & Sell: Wrap up your programme in a demo day-styled event where you can show-off your progress.

Important Dates:

  • Applications open:
    1 February 2022
  • Applications close:
    28 February 2022
  • Finalists contacted:
    7 March 2022
  • Program start date:
    14 March 2022
  • Program end date:
    8 April 2022

Application Deadline: 28th of February, 2022

Method of Application

Applicants can apply through the link. CLICK THE LINK to apply.