AyadaLab takes place in Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana, from january to December 2018. It consists of local and regional workshops, mentoring by some of the best African entrepreneurs in the fields of cultural, digital and social entrepreneurship, networking with leading German and French cultural, social and digital entrepreneurs. The program takes place in English and French, the two languages of the Lab.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AYADALAB PROGRAM
Young West Africans entrepreneurs who meet the following criteria
are more than welcome to apply :
- Aged between 20 and 35
- Be a national of and based in either Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria or Cameroon
- Have a 1 year project experience or a tested idea creating value of innovation with high impact on society
- Have a project in the Cultural and Creative industries (fashion, books, cinema, etc.), Digital (online courses, e-learning, digital education), or Civil society issues (education, women rights and empowerment, civic tech, active citizens)
Local & regional workshops
Taking place in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria and Cameroon, with African cultural, social and digital experts to bolster the startups.
Round 2 selection of candidates for a full year individual mentoring and participation in the AYADA Lab regional workshop
To France and Germany to meet with European creative and tech industries expert.