3500 Businesses Made the list of Capital Fellowship Semifinalists for 2021 Cohort!
Capital Fellowship is a place to Grow your small business quickly & sustainably
The Capital Fellowship provides your small business with free capital, bespoke mentorship,
and access to a network of resources to thrive
Capital Fellowship mentors are leaders at companies like Dangote, Unilever, and Nigerian Breweries, world-class serial entrepreneurs, and social enterprise leaders who collectively have immense knowledge and powerful networks that can directly support small business owners.
WHAT YOU GET
NGN200,000 in free capital to support your business
Bi-monthly check-in calls with your mentor, for goal-setting and progress tracking
Closing retreat (virtual or in-person, depending on COVID-19 protocol)
1:1 support with your applying for grants and raising funds for your business
Access to bookkeeping software
Free lifetime access to proprietary bookkeeping software for your business
Get firsthand information about and access to a ton of opportunities to advance your business
You must be a small business operating in Nigeria
You must be a business with less than NGN 10 million naira in monthly revenue
For finalists who do not have registered businesses, we will support you through the process of registering your business name.
You must have a smartphone, and access to the internet
Only founders of businesses are eligible, not employees
You commit to participating fully in the Fellowship program from April 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2021
If you applied and qualified, you must have received an email like this by now welcoming you to the semi-finalist stage of the application.
🔥 Congratulations, you are Capital Fellowship Semifinalist!!!
Congratulations!! Our selection committees have reviewed all the applications and you have been selected to the semi-final stage of the application process. Thanks for your patience with our process.
We received 65,000 applications and you are among the 3500 businesses selected for the semi-finals. You should be proud of this achievement!
You are one step closer to becoming a Capital Fellow (winning bespoke mentorship for your business, access to free business apps, and NGN200,000 for your business).
Next Steps [PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY!]
The next steps below are critical for your application and business:
- Masterclasses: Over the next few weeks, you will be invited to VIP masterclasses with business leaders who run million-dollar businesses across Africa. The masterclasses will cover the following topics:
- Sales and marketing for your business
- Expanding your small business
Please, keep your eyes closely on your email for the masterclass schedule.
- Join our exclusive private community now to receive real-time updates on your application. Please, join this group immediately if you are not a member already.
Your application will proceed for further review after you complete the above step.
Here is a video from Capital Fellowship Board Advisor: Dr. Liia Ramachandra (Ph.D.), congratulating you!
By May 15th, based on your performance and attendance, you will know if you are selected as a Finalist.
Congratulations to the selected semi-finalist