The Growth Accelerator focuses on existing startups from Rwanda or Kenya with market-creating innovations i.e. businesses solving difficult problems and providing goods or services to a large number of people. It is a three months program that designs framework, and helps fast tracks founders to achieving the key metrics of their startups. JASIRI aims at providing market-creating innovations i.e. businesses solving
difficult problems and providing goods or services to a large number of people, specifically from Rwanda or Kenya with market.
The program is centered on solely these key topics:
- Market sizing
- Product and value
- Growth strategy
- Market Creating Innovations
- Growth Tools
- Creating a high-performing team
- Strategy, team and execution
- Marketing and sales
- Revenue models
Acceleration: 3 Month Intensive (Virtual)
- Weekly tutorials and office hours
- Monthly pitching practical
- Bi-weekly coaching and accountability sessions
- Final demo day and opportunity for $75k+ investment
Post Accelerator Support: 9 Month Growth Monitoring & Support (Virtual)
- Monthly accountability coaching and mentoring sessions to support businesses to grow and reach key milestones
- The startups will get credits (AWS, Hubspot, Freshdesk, Zendesk) and business support services
- Must have a large potential market;
- Must have a market- creating innovation – potential to address non consumption i.e. trying to solve difficult problems and providing goods or services that were previously not accessible or affordable to a large number of people.
- Must have an existing user base.
- Must have a generating revenue
- Must have consistent growth in revenue or user acquisition;
- Must have poof of legal Registration and tax compliance in Rwanda or Kenya.
Note that before you can make an application for the program, complete the eligibility quiz made of six questions. The purpose of the eligibility quiz is to assess whether or not the JASIRI Growth Accelerator is the best program for your business.
Application Deadline: 30th of June