SME Accelerator Areolis Cotonou, in collaboration with its subsidiary RDE based in Dakar, launches

2023 Cohort

Applications open from October 10th to December 10th, 2022, 12:00 p.m

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ABOUT AREOLIS ACCELERATOR 2023 COHORT

WHO CAN APPLY?

This call for applications concerns SMEs in Cotonou, Porto-Novo or Calavi, who wish to improve their economic performances and more generally, their development on local and international markets.

 

HOW IT WORKS ?

SME Accelerator Areolis Cotonou is a private venture. You will therefore be charged for our services.

For a period of 6 to 12 months, our experts will support the business manager in order to help him/her, advise him/her and carry out day-to-day operations, in all areas that affect the life of his/her business (management implementation of a sales strategy, marketing strategies, negotiations, purchasing strategy, tax optimization, implementation of management tools, human resources management, recruitment assistance, constitution and protection of a dynamic cash flow, etc. …).

At the end of the program, if necessary, we can help the company to raise funds.

 

WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA?

  • Justify a turnover greater than or equal to 50 million FCFA excluding tax in 2021 and at least 2 years of financial background

  • 3 years or more of existence

  • Be located in Cotonou, Porto-Novo or Calavi

 

WHAT IS THE LEADERSHIP PROFILE TARGETED?

We integrate into the program, leaders who really want to consolidate their business and make it move forward. These people must be open-minded and willing to exchange, rigorous and committed. They must have a real desire to grow their business towards a sustainable structure with transparent management.

 

WHAT DO YOU GAIN BY JOINING THE AREOLIS ACCELERATION PROGRAM?

  • A direct and visible increase in your turnover as soon as the advice and recommendations of the program are implemented

  • An international network of entrepreneurs: you break your loneliness / isolation as an entrepreneur, by being connected to professionals who have chosen the same path you have.

  • Linking and privileged access to the best experts in the sub-region, to improve the performances of your company.

  • A new dynamism, a new approach, a new methodology to develop your business.

  • Access to local and international financing and investors, at the end of the program

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST YOU?

Depending on your level of annual income, participation in the acceleration program offers different rates:

  • Up to 25,000,000 FCFA H.T. of annual turnover, the monthly package for support is 100,000 FCFA H.T.

  • From 25,000,001 FCFA H.T. to 80,000.000 FCFA H.T. of annual turnover, the monthly package for support is 150,000 FCFA H.T.

  • From 80,000,001 FCFA H.T. to 150,000.000 FCFA H.T. of annual turnover, the monthly package for support is 250,000 FCFA H.T.

  • From 150,000,001 FCFA H.T. to 200,000.000 FCFA H.T. of annual turnover, the monthly package for support is 350,000 FCFA H.T.

  • Beyond 200,000,001 FCFA H.T. of annual turnover, please contact us

 

HOW TO APPLY?

Fill out our contact form HERE or by indicating your surnames, first names, the name of your structure and your contact details, by email to assistantedg@nd-consultant-group.com

 

Deadline for submitting applications: December 10th, 2022 12:00 p.m.