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Orange Corners Ghana Business Accelerator 2024: Empowering Young Ghanaian Entrepreneurs

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Applications are currently being accepted for the Orange Corners Ghana Business Accelerator Programme.

This program, initiated by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and executed by GrowthAfrica, Africa’s leading business accelerator, is conducted in collaboration with partners such as Fidelity Bank, Emergent Payments, Meridian Port Services (MPS), Friesland Campina, Vivo Energy Ghana, Koudijs, the Peoples Pension Trust, and Cargill.

The Orange Corners Ghana initiative offers a 6-month acceleration program consisting of five 3-day workshops held four weeks apart. It also includes post-acceleration in-business visits lasting 9-12 months to help build and execute growth plans, as well as masterclasses and personalized coaching sessions. Furthermore, the initiative encourages linkages between creative businesses and the commercial sector by providing funding opportunities, particularly through the Orange Corners Innovation Fund.


  • Successful applicants will undergo a 6-month acceleration process followed by up to 12 months of post-acceleration catalytic support with assigned growth catalysts.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to secure funding from the Orange Corners Innovation Fund and other funding sources from partners. Additionally, they will benefit from facilitated networking, mentorship, and coaching sessions provided by industry professionals.

The Orange Corners Ghana Business Accelerator Programme 2024 Timeline

The Orange Corners program conducts two cohorts annually. In 2024, Cohorts 9 and 10 will be recruited. Here are the key dates for cohort 9:

  • Application period: March 22, 2024 – April 28, 2024
  • Shortlisting and selection: April 2024 to May 2024
  • Contracting and onboarding: June 2024
  • Cohort 9 officially commences: July 10, 2024

Cohort 9 will consist of five workshops spaced four weeks apart, as well as a Gazelle Investment Forum. The workshop dates are as follows:

  • Workshop 1: July 10 – July 12, 2024
  • Workshop 2: August 7 – August 9, 2024
  • Workshop 3: September 4 – September 6, 2024
  • Workshop 4: October 2 – October 4, 2024.
  • Workshop 5: October 29–November 1, 2024.
  • Gazelle Forum: November 28, 2024.

For further details,

Application Deadline: April 28, 2024

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