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Ladies Business Contest

A platform where female led projects compete with others for strategic support in order to boost and finance your project

The Objectives

In line with JABA SPACE’S mission to drive the emergence of a new generation of successful entrepreneurs

Support and accelerate the economical development of high potential women entrepreneurs

Boost share of business owned and managed by well trained women entrepreneurs

Provide an access to a powerful and professional network of active women entrepreneurs

ORGANIZED BY JABA SPACE

In collaboration with

MTN CAMEROON & EJARA

What We Offer

Financial bonus-Seed fund

4 Startup projects will be awarded at different stages

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5 millions, 4 millions, 3 millions et 2 millions of FCFA

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25% of these amounts will be received in cash, the rest in kind as part of support.

Venture Building

Strategic and Operational Advice

We will give you feedback on your current business model, market opportunities, potential growth strategies, and support with new marketing and sales approaches.

Financial advisory

We provide support regarding financial modeling & financial projections.

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Tech advisory

We will analyse your current technical capabilities and give you feedback on improvements and security issues.

Partnerships

We will match you with potential partners and investors in and around our ecosystem.

Benefits

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Financial support-Seed Funding

5

Potential follow-up investment

5

Strategic support

5

Business development/Networking

5

Financial advisory

5

Tech support

5

Funding support

5

3-month incubation program @JABA SPACE

5

Getting a long-term partner with aligned interests

Eligibility Criteria

Business Profile

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Digital solution or component

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Business should be no older than 6 months

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Idea can be implemented within the offered budget

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Absolute availability for the length of the acceleration program

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Idea can be implemented with low budget

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Validated proof of concept is an advantage

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Existing and growing base of customers

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1 to 3 (co-) founders

Geography

N

Cameroon

Sectors focus

N

We welcome all applications

Note

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Applications can be submitted in English or French

Timeline

30 Dec 2021 - 29 Jan 2022

Teasing (communicate on LBC 1.0 and encourage candidates to start working on their projects)

30 Jan 2022 - 14 Feb 2022

Selection of startups:

15 Feb 2022 - 25 Mars 2022

Announcement to winners and confirmation of availability

26 Mars 2022 - 26 April 2022

Acceleration program

28/ April 2022

Pitch Day

30 April 2022

Verdict

2 May 2022

DeliberationDeliberation

Acceleration Program

Module 1

Team Building

Module 2

Finding the right associate/ co-founder

Module 3

From Idea to product: How to achieve the Problem-Solution fit

Module 4

Minimum Viable Program- MVP

Module 5

Customer Acquisition and Retention

Module 6

Go-to market Strategy

Module 7

Growth Hacking

Module 8

The Art of Pitching

Module 9

Risk Assessment

Module 10

Treasury Management

Module 11

The importance of digital
in a Startup

Module 12

Social media management

Ladies Business Contest 2020

A look at last year

PROJECTS RECEIVED

FINALIST PROJECTS

LAUREATES

Messomo Alima Lovelyne |JRME

Je Réussis Mon Examen (JRME) a revision aid initiative for learners in the exam class led by Messomo Alima Lovelyne.

Aissata Ibamie | ASAAB THERMA COOKER

Aissa Ibamie, creator of Asaab Therma Cooker, a bioecological solution that allows you to cook quickly without the need for a fire.

Christine Kemboua | REBA by CK

Christine Kemboua with REBA By Ck, a processing company for natural fruit jams. The product is already in local distribution.

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