This program will feature two 5-day bootcamps for local Ghanaian agribusinesses. The first, Business Model Validation, is designed to provide entrepreneurs with a step-by-step methodology to rapidly and systematically validate their venture’s business model. The second, Investment Preparedness, is designed to prepare entrepreneurs to raise funding.

Our partners

We have an amazing team of partners! Kosmos Energy in Dallas, Texas, and Kosmos Innovation Center in Accra, Ghana are the true champions of this issue in Ghana and co-creators of this program. Our implementation partner is the Impact Hub Accra, whose team ran an Investment Preparedness Lab during our first cohort in 2015.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • This program, including both bootcamps, will be held at the Impact Hub in Accra, Ghana.

  • Only one! Ventures that are selected will participate in the Business Model Validation bootcamp first, followed by the Investment Preparedness bootcamp three months later.

  • Yes. The focus of this program is to find and equip local, promising Ghanaian agribusinesses to become investment ready.

  • This differs for each program, but we typically choose 10-12 ventures.

  • There is no cost! We just ask that your team commits to being present for both 5-day bootcamps, with checkins in between and follow up calls afterwards.

  • Many of the mentors for this program will be local to the Ghanaian agribusiness ecosystem, but will feature some relevant international mentors as well. Please email Quinn Middleton to learn more if you are interested in being a mentor for this program!

  • Email Emily, our Global Labs Director. She’ll get back to you shortly!