Funding Opportunity | NBA Africa’s Triple Double Accelerator Program

Are you ready to take your startup to the next level? NBA Africa, in partnership with ALX Ventures and ALX Africa, proudly presents the Triple Double Accelerator program. This prestigious initiative is dedicated to nurturing the growth and global reach of African startups in the sports and creative industries. By providing crucial capital, expert mentorship, and a stage for worldwide exposure, the Triple Double Accelerator is set to catalyze economic advancement across the continent.

With substantial cash prizes, direct mentorship from industry moguls, and unparalleled opportunities for networking and global visibility, this program is an exceptional chance for startups rooted in Africa to skyrocket their growth. Whether your focus is enhancing live event experiences, revolutionizing digital connectivity for fans, leveraging AI for consumer engagement, or empowering the youth through technology, the Triple Double Accelerator offers a unique platform to expand your impact.

Overview:
NBA Africa’s Triple Double Accelerator program is designed to amplify the growth of African startups in the sports and creative industries. This initiative provides capital, mentorship, and a platform for global exposure, aiming to stimulate economic growth within the continent.

Hosted by: NBA Africa, ALX Ventures, ALX Africa

Application Deadline for First Round: 22 May 2024

Program Location: Operations must be headquartered in Africa; Final event in New York City, USA

Prizes and Benefits:
Cash Prizes: Up to $50,000 cash along with matching value-in-kind.
Mentorship: Direct access to industry leaders and experienced business mentors.
Network Expansion: Opportunities to connect with global business leaders and corporations.
Global Exposure: Participants will pitch their startups at a Demo Day in New York City, gaining international visibility.

Eligibility:
Location: Must be headquartered in Africa.
Industry Focus: Product or service should cater to sports and creative sectors.
Market Validation: Proven demand for the product or service through a strong customer base or revenue.
Impact: Must have a demonstrable impact relevant to the African continent.

Startup Categories:
– Live Event Experience and Ticketing
– Digital Fan Platforms and Connectivity
– AI for Consumers
– Investing in Youth
– Other Sports and Creative Industries

Application Timeline and Process:
1. Written Application: Deadline – 22 May 2024. Fill out the online form to enter.
2. Video Interview: Deadline – 31 May 2024. Shortlisted candidates will submit a brief video interview.
3. Selection Announcement: 6 June 2024. Selected startups will be notified and proceed to the next phase.
4. Mentorship Phase: June – August 2024. Engage in valuable workshops and mentoring sessions.
5. Demo Day: September 2024. Pitch in New York City for a chance to win significant prizes.

Ready to Elevate Your Startup? Apply Now!
Don’t miss this chance to boost your startup with NBA Africa’s Triple Double Accelerator. Apply early as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Click Here To Apply!

 

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