Application deadline: October 11th, 2017:
The Program Overview
12 Fashion Entrepreneurs
The program will welcome 12 fashion entrepreneurs that have existing businesses operating in South Africa. The program is open to any entrepreneur within the fashion value chain, this can be designers, importers, resellers as well informal traders – and they can be operating within jewelry, accessories, menswear, women’s wear, lingerie and footwear.
4 Month Program
The program is part-time program (1.5 days per week) that starts Monday 24th October and lasts until mid-February with a 3-week break for summer. During this time, the entrepreneurs are taken on a 12-week program curated by the Universita Cattolica of Milan, each week tackling a specific area of their business from marketing to logistics and even eCommerce.
Phase 1: Call to entry and opening applications
Phase 2: The Accelerator
Phase 3: Graduation + Announcement of 2017 Edition Winner
Phase 4: International Trade Trip