We’re pleased to announce our 25 Growth Accelerator participants

25 early-growth-stage South African women entrepreneurs, from a variety of sectors have been selected to jump-start their growth with this year’s AWIEF Growth Accelerator program sponsored by Nedbank.

The 2018 AWIEF Growth Accelerator, with its first 25 participants, is implemented as a build-up programme that will culminate at the 2018 AWIEF Conference, Exhibition and Awards event taking place on 8 and 9 November at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, where participating entrepreneurs will pitch their business to an audience of investors, business leaders and corporate decision-makers.

“We were thrilled with the number and quality of applicants for this year’s accelerator,” said Irene Ochem, AWIEF’s Founder and CEO.

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  1. Ntokozo Coka – Kondwani Group
  2. Pfadzani Mphanama – Pfadzani Exodus Wear
  3. Immaculate Thabisile – Hlongwane Isibusiso Holdings
  4. Sihle Hlophe – Passion Seed Communication
  5. Joyce Letswalo – Bokamoso Basechaba Professional Solutions
  6. Palesa Mahlatji – Providing Real Innovative Youth Opportunities
  7. Renshia – Manuel GrowBox Wholesale Nursery
  8. Gratitude Zinhle – Mapaila Kwa mamazala Cafe
  9. Nola Mashaba – Shamandu TMT
  10. Ayanda Mbambo – Metamorphosis
  11. Cheryl Moodley – Wellwithin Medical Consulting
  12. Mandisa Mpalweni – Honeypod
  13. Nompumelelo Mqwebu – Africa Meets Europe Cuisine
  14. Lerato Nakedi – Purple Esther
  15. Maria Ndlazi – Madibomde
  16. Zandile Nkalai – Wealth Forum Africa
  17. Thandi Nkidi – Nkidi Manufacturing
  18. Precious Nyarambi – Vessels of Virtue
  19. Penelope Palane – Kisasa Brands
  20. Nomaci Qabaka – Xhoabani Beads
  21. Desrie Roux – KLR Consulting
  22. Joy Sidloyi-Msizi – Qhamasande Projects
  23. Viloshnee Singh – Thembane Chemicals
  24. Jeanett Emily Zwane – House of Gidalia Spa & Beauty
  25. Hlubikazi Zibi – Antevasin