Call for Applications. After the application phase, the most promising applicants will go through an interview to be able to select the best 20 SMEs. The selected 20 SMEs will be invited to.
Bootcamp phase 1. Bootcamp 1 will be a high-intensity physical three days training in Gulu whereby the businesses receive in-depth support in terms of;
Understanding the target market, improving their products, understanding their business model, and going deeper into finance and sales strategies. The SMEs will leave the Bootcamp with clear deliverables and tasks to work on until Bootcamp phase 2.
Bootcamp phase 2 will take place 1 – 2 months after the first Bootcamp so that SMEs have time to implement some of the learnings. Before the Bootcamp, there will be a pre-selection based on progress, and only 15 SMEs get invited to the second phase. The second Bootcamp phase will be four days (Monday – Thursday) and go deeper into strategy, team, finance, and pitching.