The Diaspora Enterprise Accelerator roadshow is coming to an end and for AFFORD’s team it has been a wonderful experience meeting with African diaspora all over UK. From London to Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham our business development team introduced the “Diaspora Enterprise Accelerator” our unique business planning competition launched by AFFORD on January that supports the expansion of African UK-registered businesses in four target countries: Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe. The promotional events were organised in partnership with diverse organisations:
- Center of African studies (CAS) – London
- Sub Saharan Advisory Panel (SSAP)- Cardiff
- Mpoko Mkparawa Ibibio – Manchester
- Next Step Initiative (NSI)- Glasgow
We met with a variety of entrepreneurs ready to seize the opportunity of winning a grant of £30,000 to develop their business development ideas. As we are already receiving applications, if you are an African entrepreneur don’t miss the chance to bring your business to the next level!
Following our travels across the country, deadline for submission of Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is Friday, 10th March. The results of the selection will be announced on Friday 17th March. Forty lucky selected applicants will then move on to the second stage of our competition where they will get training on key business development areas.
Want to apply to our competition? Click here