There area large range of programs targeting existing SMEs looking to grow their business. First thing you need to ask yourself is what type of support you need. Whether it is linking you to potential investments, providing coaching and mentorship and strengthening your financial systems, there are support programs that fit your needs.
Incubators – what are they and why should I join one?
- Educat helps SMEs to grow through their 6 months Business Accelerator Program including coaching, mentorship, financial management support and links to accessing finance.
- Inkomoko supports SMEs to grow their business through capacity building and technical assistance, such as making a business plan branding, website design and legal consultations, mentorship and access to finance
- Spring is an accelerator program providing seed funding as well as coaching, mentorship and business support to businesses whose products or services can transform the lives of adolescent girls.
- Reach for Change (link to page) runs an annual accelerator program for the winners of a competition targeting businesses and projects whose products or services are helping children. The program includes funding and business support.