Enrich in Africa (EIA) is launching a 3-month call for projects “Bees soft-landing program powered by EIA”, which intends to select 10 African entrepreneurs, start-ups or SMEs. Bees soft-landing program is initiated and funded by the European Commission through a consortium of twelve African and European organizations (streinbeis 2i, Bpi France, Impact hub, Methys Group, etc.).
The objective of this project is to support African entrepreneurs in the development of their business in Europe and, also, to reconnect the entrepreneurial ecosystems of these two continents.The soft-landing program will allow entrepreneurs to participate in development training. international included in the project. Project leaders will be able to meet and create relationships with European partners and find potential investors. The selected start-ups will have access to co-working spaces and will benefit from support in obtaining the Schengen visa. Candidates will discover the European entrepreneurship ecosystem.
To be eligible for the Bees soft-landing program, you must justify a company at least 2 years old based in Africa and having at least 2 permanent employees. The candidate must have a professional mastery of English but have a turnover of at least 15,000 euros or 10 million CFA francs in 2020. The submission of applications must be made before June 14, 2021.