South Africa

FNB, in partnership with Fetola, are looking for Mzansi’s movers and shakers, hustlers and innovators; aspiring entrepreneurs who are young, intelligent, enthusiastic and passionately driven to succeed to be part of the FNB Youth Start-up Accelerator Programme.  FNB YSA is a 12-month accelerator designed to equip the youth of South Africa with the tools to become thriving entrepreneurs.

Programme Benefits;

  • 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

Click here to apply. 


Full description

The Applicant mus be: 

  • Entrepreneurial
  • Have a 51% black-owned business
  • Operating for less than six months
  • Business has a revenue of less than R1 million
  • Young (18-35) 
  • Passionate
  • Resilient
  • Innovative
  • Bold
  • Have a willingness to learn 
Closing date
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities

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