United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) Amua Accelerator Program 2017 for Young Entrepreneurs (Innovate For Sexuality)
Amua accelerator is a six-month mentorship driven acceleration project supporting young entrepreneurs with seed funding, training and skills development. The project is geared to generate innovative solutions to sexual and reproductive health related challenges.
The project is implemented with United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with Sahara Sparks.
Innovation Accelerator is a mentorship-driven accelerator program supporting young entrepreneurs with seed funding, training and skills development to generate innovative solutions in response to challenges related to Sexual and Reproductive Health services, sexuality education, family planning,maternal health and other population development issues in line with UNFPA’s mandate.
May 01 – May 14, 2017
The best 10 teams receive further intensive training, education, coaching, and mentorship to refine and develop their ideas and/or products. The last day of the bootcamp is a pitching day to select ideas for the acceleration.
May 22 – July 22, 2017
The best 6 teams receive further mentorship support from mentors to develop their minimum viable products. The 6 teams will be the finalists during the demo day. 4 teams from the 6 teams will receive the seed fund.