WIC Accelerator Programme

The program is designed to promote women led green businesses offering innovative climate solutions across sectors such as; Renewable energy, Water and waste management, Climate Smart Agriculture and overall eco-friendly businesses. We seek innovative high growth and high environmental and social impact ventures that are scalable.

This is a collaboration between Innohub, Wangara Green Ventures, and the Israeli High Commission to promote gender equality in green financing and also build mutually beneficial cross-border partnerships between Ghanaian businesses and Israeli clean tech businesses.

Program Benefits

  • Support in refining Business plan and strategy
  • Support in making your business inclusive and scalable
  • Access to investor matching opportunities with Investment partners such as; Wangara Green Ventures
  • Potential investment ranging between US$ 50,000 and US$ 500,000
  • Access to international partnerships
  • Mentors and coaches to ensure the right structures that support business growth are implemented.
  • Co-working space that provides you with the needed infrastructure for collaboration.

Criteria for Participation

Sectors Include

  • Climate-Smart Agriculture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy-Efficient Solutions
  • Water & Sanitation

Environmental and Social Impact

Venture must deliver Environmental and Social Impact. Demonstrate the ability to impact people, and the environment in your business operations

A Female-Led Venture

Venture must be fully-owned, partly-owned by, and/or led by female(s). WIC-A is designed to involve women at the core of creating impact

Climate-Focused Ventures

Venture must be climate-focused; preferably in Renewable Energy, Climate smart Agriculture, Water, and Waste management solutions

Proof of Traction

Venture must demonstrate commercial and technical viability with at least 2 to 3 years of traction with proof of sales, key partnerships etc.

Proven Financial Capability

Venture must show proof of financial records, and demonstrate the capacity to take on capital (Loan or Equity) of between US$50,000 and US$500,000

Application Process

  • Online application Screening
  • Invitation to interview
  • Final selection and communication
  • Program kick-off
  • Application is on a rolling basis

Key Dates

  • Application is open till December 2021
  • Interviews will be conducted as and when applications are received
  • This is not a cohort-based program. Program starts 2 weeks after successful interview