2023 AfdB Fashionomics Incubator and Accelerator Programs For Young Africans

AfdB Fashionomics Incubator and Accelerator Programs is for African Fashion, Textile, Apparel and Accessories entrepreneurs and businesses to apply and benefit from the Fashionomics Africa Online Incubator and Accelerator programs.

The programs’ duration will be 8 weeks each and the content will be available in English, French, Arabic and Portuguese.

Through a competitive process, the most promising fashion entrepreneurs will be invited to pitch their business ideas at the online Fashionomics Africa Pitching Days Competitions, resulting in 12 finalists each from the incubator and accelerator programs, who will vie/compete for the top 2 prizes each to scale up their operations.


  • Nominees must be between the ages of 18-35.
  • Nominees must be able to display a record of engagement on issues related to accountability, youth participation, leadership or similar.
  • Nominees must be residing in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Nominees must be able to communicate fluently in either English or French, written and spoken.

Grant size: 20,000 USD

Deadline: February 22, 2023

Grant Sector:
  • Development
  • Arts & Culture
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