03 September deadline approaches for the Goldstone Small and Growing Business Accelerator – apply now!

 

In partnership with Argidius Foundation and Village CapitalGoldstone Consulting invites applicants for its Small and Growing Business Accelerator program. Goldstone Consulting is a Kampala-based enterprise consulting and training firm that aims to lead the way in poverty alleviation through enterprise development. With over a decade of experience, Goldstone Consulting has delivered over twenty-three projects and three accelerator/investment readiness programs for entrepreneurs.

The accelerator program aims to support small and growing businesses active in water and sanitation, education, agribusiness, and renewable energy sectors through common challenges by preparing them to apply best practices and strategies for business growth. The program will also build confidence for enterprises which is critical for raising funds.

 

How will successful applicants benefit?

As part of the 3-months program, entrepreneurs will gain access to:

  • Participation in online training sessions to improve their business skills
  • Support to develop and refine business strategies to increase competitiveness
  • Mentorship and coaching directly from industry experts
  • Linkages to access financing for their businesses

 

Who can apply?

The program is open to Ugandan companies that meet the following requirements:

  • Have been in operation for three years and above
  • Demonstrate ability to absorb funding between UGX 70 million – UGX 1 billion
  • Operate in any of the following sectors: water and sanitation, education, agribusiness, or renewable energy
  • Employ between 5 – 100 staff, including seasonal and casual staff
  • The applicant is the founder/co-founder of the business

 

How to apply

Eligible businesses can apply here.

Application deadline:  03 September 2021

 

For more information,

Call: +256752650042

Email: goldstoneect@gmail.com

Visit: https://goldstone-ect.org/