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A Call for Proposals for the Vodacom Digital Accelerator Program 2023

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A call for proposals for the Vodacom Digital Accelerator Program 2023. Vodacom intends to support early startups to scale their ideas or product solutions. The grants are for early-stage and growth-stage technology startups.

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The Vodacom Digital Accelerator Program will support early-stage and growth-stage technology startups with disruptive products & services that have the potential to be brought into the market and scale into profitable, revenue-generating businesses. The Vodacom Digital Accelerator focus areas are telecoms, health, mobile, fintech, media, education, e-commerce, and agriculture.

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Eligibility and Requirements for the Vodacom Digital Accelerator

Applicants must meet the following:

  • Applicants must have an idea/product solution that is viable.
  • Participants have two weeks to submit their proposals and ideas.
  • Vodacom will have a filtering process to decide on viable solutions and suitable ideas for further consideration.
  • The business solution or idea being pitched by applicants must have founders who supervise full-time.
  • Applicants must have an idea/product solution focused on the above sectors.
  • Ideas and product solutions must be relevant to the African Market.
  • Applicant’s ideas or product solutions being presented must be registered.

What You Stand to Gain from the Vodacom Digital Accelerator

The following are the benefits of the Vodacom accelerator:

  • Vodacom Digital Accelerator will provide elected startups, sponsorship, and mentors.
  • Startups in the program will receive technical support to host software development, advisory, and integration.
  • Startups with a social responsibility focus on health, education, financial inclusion, or human resources can utilize their product /platform to support ongoing.
  • Monetary transactions and collections made on behalf of their incubated startups (for work-related purposes) will be exclusively done via Vodacom M-Pesa.
  • Startups that are successful in the program will receive a follow-on investment to grow their startup across the country and in Africa.
  • Startups will receive support in crafting their go-to-market, growth strategies, and marketing strategies.
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Application Process

The application deadline is on the 30th of November, 2023.

For more information, visit the official webpage of the Vodacom Accelerator Program.

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