ScaleUp Africa Program

Scale Up Africa Project is a transformative program that aims to equip women-led SMEs with the requisite Competence, Confidence, Capital, and Connections for sustainable growth and development.

Accelerate your growth​

Participating entrepreneurs will get access to capacity development, Digital enablement services to unlock a wider market access, infrastructure grant to scale their businesses and direct access to capital providers. This project is for WSMEs who have been in operation for at least 3 years, have ambitious goals for their businesses and need to boost their capacity and capital to scale operations.

This multifaceted approach is carefully tailored to provide empowerment through four Pillars:

Capacity Development

Engage in comprehensive capacity development programs designed to enhance your business acumen and operational efficiency, to help participants become investment-ready and prepare them for scalable growth.

Confidence Building

Benefit from mentorship sessions led by successful women entrepreneurs who’ve accessed substantial funding to grow their businesses. These sessions are tailored to instill confidence and provide you with the insights needed to navigate the challenges of business expansion and working with financial institutions.

Capital Access

Gain direct access to a variety of funding options including debt, equity, and grants. We connect you with the right capital providers to fuel your business growth.


Expand your business with access to key stakeholders within the business ecosystem across Africa, as well as peer networks across local and international markets. These connections are invaluable for sharing experiences, forging partnerships, and opening new market opportunities.

Ready to Scale Your Business?

The Scale Up Africa Project will officially open for applications in Q2 of 2024, but the journey starts now. Join our wait list to ensure you’re among the first to know when we launch..

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