Events

Growth Accelerator Liberia Programme - Activities Schedule

August 27, 2021

Launch of Call for Applications

Applications for the Growth Accelerator Liberia Programme cohort 1 was launched on August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021

September 10, 2021

Close Application

Application for the Growth Accelerator Liberia Programme cohort 1 was closed on September 10, 2021. 167 applications were received from 9 counties in Liberia.

September 10, 2021

September 13-16, 2021

Applications Screening

Applications for cohort 1 were screened between September 13-16, 2021; 25 applications have been shortlisted.

September 13-16, 2021

September 24, 2021

10 Semi-finalists Selected by Independent Investment Committee (IIC)

Using the set of criteria developed, the Independent Investment Committee will select the 10 semi-finalists out of the 25 shortlisted applications. The 10 semi-finalists will form part of the first cohort of the programme.

September 24, 2021

September 27, 2021

Orientation Session with 10 Semi-finalists

Orientation for the 10 semi-finalists of the Programme will be held on September 27, 2021 in-person and virtually via zoom.

September 27, 2021

September 29 - October 1, 2021

Bootcamp/Training

The 10 semi-finalists will go through a 3-day bootcamp/training in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County from September 29 – October 1, 2021.

September 29 - October 1, 2021

October 13-15, 2021

Workshop One

The participants (10 semi-finalists) of the programme will leave this 3-day workshop with practical knowledge on customers, competitors and product innovation.

October 13-15, 2021

November 10-12, 2021

Workshop Two

The participants (10 semi-finalists) of the programme will leave this 3-day workshop with practical knowledge on Value Chain, Supply Chain, Production, Distribution, Sales and Customers Care.

November 10-12, 2021

December 07, 2021

Final Pitching Ceremony

The participants (10 semi-finalists) of the programme will pitch their growth  plans  to a panel of judges that will then select the 5 finalists who will receive the co-financing grant, further mentorship and technical assistance from the programme to scale and grow their ventures.

December 07, 2021

January 12-14, 2021

Workshop Three

The participants (10 semi-finalists) of the programme will leave this 3-day workshop with practical knowledge on +Sage Week Building, the foundation for the scale, Investors Communication and Keeping the trajectory.

January 12-14, 2021

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