Hot on the heels of Access Bank’s Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa 2021 where South Africa’s Rotondwa Musitha – owner and founder of Trash Converters – took fifth prize in the event, Access Bank South Africa now seeks to replicate a local win in the Access Bank Womenpreneur campaign.
Launched on 1 August 2022, the South African programme is a women-in-business support initiative that offers the opportunity to progressive, motivated women of our country to pitch their business and stand a chance to win a financial boost , as well as a R50 000 education voucher.
Says Access Bank CEO, Sugendhree Reddy, “Having extended the Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa footprint to South Africa, Access Bank present the opportunity for women in our country to compete and stand to win incredible prizes, including R50 000 for the Top Ten finalists to use towards an educational course to upskill themselves.”
In addition, the Top Three prizes to be used by the winners for furthering their businesses are:
- 1st place R100 000
- 2nd place R75 000
- 3rd place R50 000
“These amounts are life changing for their winners,” Reddy noted.
How to enter: 1 August – 31 August 2022
To participate in Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton South Africa 2022, you’ll need to be a woman who runs her own business. Your operation must be innovative and require a grant and additional training to expand. Is this you? Here’s what you need to do:
- Sign in to our dedicated Access Bank Womenpreneur microsite https://southafrica.accessbankplc.com/womenpreneur/
- Submit your online application via a questionnaire
As a committed supporter of women empowerment, Access Bank SA encourages women to take up leadership positions and backs this with assistance for the broader female population to dream, build and achieve their business goals.
If you’re the next innovation powerhouse, make sure you get your entry in by 31 August 2022.
For more information and your chance to shine, contact Access Bank Womenpreneuer Pitch-a-ton on [email protected]
Issued by: TPW Agency
If you have questions, or would like to request an interview, please contact Dionne Domyan-Mudie at [email protected] or +27 833261776
About Access Bank
Access Bank Plc. is a leading full-service commercial Bank operating through a network of more than 600 branches and service outlets, spanning three continents, 12 countries and 31 million customers. The Bank employs 28,000 people in its operations in Nigeria and has subsidiaries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom (with a branch in Dubai, UAE) and representative offices in China, Lebanon and India.
Access Bank is a diversified financial institution which combines a strong retail customer franchise and digital platform with deep corporate banking expertise and proven risk management and capital management capabilities. The Bank serves its various markets through four business segments: Retail, Business, Commercial and Corporate. The Bank has enjoyed what is arguably Africa’s most successful banking growth trajectory in the last twelve years. Following its merger with Diamond Bank in March 2019, Access Bank became one of Africa’s largest retail banks by retail customer base.
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