Ygap South Africa Agripreneur Accelerator Program 2024 | Apply Now!

The Ygap South Africa Agripreneur Accelerator Program 2024 application is out, keep scrolling down to apply. The accelerator program offered by YGap South Africa is designed to assist entrepreneurs seeking to expand their impact-focused ventures.

Ygap South Africa Agripreneur Accelerator Program 2024
Ygap South Africa Agripreneur Accelerator Program 2024

Over 12 months, the Ygap team of local experts will deliver personalized support, encompassing business skills enhancement, technical assistance, strategic guidance, mentorship, access to international partner networks, peer learning opportunities, and connection to a global community of entrepreneurs.

Through the Ygap Accelerator Program, impact ventures are empowered to refine and validate their business models, progress toward financial sustainability, and strengthen their capacity to effect positive change within their communities.

Program participants will have the opportunity to broaden their network by joining a group of like-minded entrepreneurs and will benefit from tailored technical support and guidance from our local expert team to address the specific needs of their ventures. Their commitment is to nurture the growth of locally-driven impact ventures that demonstrate the determination, talent, and dedication to instigate change within their communities.


Ventures selected for the ygap Accelerator Program will achieve:

  • A validated and established Theory of Change.
  • Evidence of product-market fit with a compelling value proposition for targeted customer segments.
  • A proven business model confirming the desirability, feasibility, and viability of the venture.
  • Comprehensive financial statements including income and cash flow details.
  • Demonstrated growth momentum backed by data across key metrics
  • A feasible and strategic 12-month growth plan encompassing clear action steps, quarterly milestones, and projections.
  • It is expected that ventures completing the ygap Accelerator Program will increase their revenue, generate employment opportunities, and attract further investment, thereby making a tangible impact in the communities they serve.

Eligibility Criteria

This opportunity is available to:

  • Agricultural ventures, with a preference for those led by Black and women entrepreneurs working on climate and sustainability, livelihoods, or food security.
  • Post-revenue ventures with evidence of commercial transactions.
  • Ventures that recognize and value the benefits of participating in the ygap program, demonstrating commitment and dedication.
  • Ventures with a social or environmental focus, aiming to improve their community, city, or country through their business operations.
  • Local ventures are deeply connected to their communities, passionate, committed, and in it for the long term.
  • Operational ventures that are formally registered (unless not applicable to the business location).

How To Apply For ygap South Africa Agripreneur Accelerator Program

If you are interested and qualified, click here to access the online application form.

Visit the official website of ygap South Africa Agripreneur Accelerator Program.

Application Deadline

July 31, 2024.



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