01. workshops for women entrepreneurs

FUELING FEMALE STARTUPS

LaunchLab in partnership with FEMTECH and Future Females Winelands has launched training programmes for women entrepreneurs sponsored by Western Cape Government Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

02. TRAINING FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

TRAINING PROGRAMMES

We are offering two types of training programmes for women entrepreneurs in different stages of business.

Training Programme 1: Spark Your Startup!

A training programme for women who have a business idea, or a business that is not yet generating revenue. Spark Your Startup is closed for application. 

Training Programme 2: REACH!

This training programme is aimed at women who are running a tech or tech-enabled business,  whose businesses are generating revenue, but which need additional impetus to stimulate growth in terms of income and job creation.

REACH will be open for application on Monday, 27 Jan 2020! 

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03. IMPORTANT WORKSHOP DETAILS

REACH

WHO CAN APPLY

This series of four workshops is for you, as a woman running your own tech or tech-enabled business and who wants to grow it substantially. You will have been in your registered business for at least one year and already understand some of the challenges you need to face.

The workshops enable you to explore areas such as launching a new product and/or productising an existing service; growing existing or new markets; and identifying innovation opportunities to take your business to the next level.  You will also qualify for selection to the LaunchLab Countdown Programme providing you with additional support and mentorship.

The emphasis is on face-to-face, experiential learning, focusing on your business while learning from peers and increasing your networking opportunities through the Future Females support programmes.

REACH! is underpinned by one-on-one coaching and assignments specifically focused on  your business.

The programme concludes with a pitching event.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To Apply, please fill out the from below. You will need to submit a short videoclip (no more than 2 minutes) telling us about your company and how you plan to grow it.

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY, 21 FEBURARY 2020

WORKSHOP DATES

The REACH workshops will run from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on the following dates:

 

  • 14 March 2020
  • 18 April 2020
  • 2 May 2020
  • 16 May 2020

 

Please ensure that you are available on these dates before applying.

WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE FROM PARTICIPATION:

Identify, build and strengthen areas in your business to achieve growth.

You will learn:

  • how to align your business goals with your personal ambitions
  • what it takes to run a growth business
  • how to identify new market opportunities, for existing as well as new products / services
  • what it takes to be a good leader and how to develop your own leadership style as a woman
  • to gain confidence in pitching effectively

LAUNCHLAB COUNTDOWN PROGRAMME

After attending the Reach workshops candidates will be invited to take part in the LaunchLab Countdown Programme.

This progamme is where we pull the best from startup service providers together to build a 12-week programme to help startups put all of the structures and controls together to bring on large clients and take on investment.

Countdown Programme dates: 1 – 30 April 2020

04. Reach Application Form

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Application for REACH opens on Monday, 27 Jan 2020!