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Youth Start-Up Accelerator Program 2022


YSA is a hands-on acceleration program for young business owners who want to refine and define their brands and leadership skills. It’s a space to craft ideas, connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and impart the tools needed to build impactful businesses. YSA is growing young entrepreneurs to grow Mzansi.

 Youth Start-Up Accelerator for Young South African Entrepreneurs Advertisement

  • Position(s): Several
  • Applications closing Date: March 18, 2022
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent/Temporary.
  • Company Name: Youth Start-Up Accelerator


At the end of two phases, successful candidates will gain from:

  • Practical, interactive business skills workshops
  • Mindset, mental preparedness and motivation
  • A business roadmap template
  • Ideation, product development and business model testing
  • Mentorship (group and individual)
  • Marketing, market-readiness, and brand building
  • Peer networks
  • Entrepreneurial job shadowing and youth mentors
  • Access to data support


  • Applicant must be between 18 – 35 years (Preference will be given to applicants between the ages of 18 – 25).
  • Has a start-up that has been operational for less than 6 months or unique idea for starting a business.
  • The business is at least 51% black-owned and managed, with an annual turnover not exceeding R1m.
  • The applicant must not be employed full-time.
  • Has the passion and resilience needed for business.
  • Has a desire to create a profitable and sustainable business (not an NGO).
  • Preference will be given to applicants based in townships, peri-urban or rural areas.

How to Apply

Are you interested? Then start right, start now. Applications will close on March 18, 2022.

→ Click here to apply.

For more information, visit Youth Start-Up Accelerator.

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