West African entrepreneurs aged between 20 and 35 (and based in either Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria or Cameroon) are invited to join AyadaLab - a 12-month intensive networking and qualification program that takes place in the mentioned countries from January to December 2018.
The program - which is taught in English and French - consists of local and regional workshops, mentoring by some of the best African entrepreneurs in the fields of cultural, digital and social entrepreneurship, networking with leading German and French cultural, social and digital entrepreneurs.
Participants must have 1-year project experience, or a tested innovative idea that creates value and has high impact on society/ The projects will ideally fall in to the following categories:
Cultural and Creative industries (fashion, books, cinema, etc.);
Digital (online courses, e-learning, digital education);
Civil society issues (education, women rights and empowerment, civic tech, active citizens).