Beauty Entrepreneurs, Apply Now for the Dark and Lovely x SLA Beauty Accelerator for Africa

Beauty Entreprenurship Accelerator Program

The Dark and Lovely x SLA Beauty Accelerator is a program for entrepreneurs in the beauty industry to grow their businesses and connect with investors.

Image result for Dark and Lovely x SLA Beauty AcceleratorThe Dark and Lovely x SLA Beauty Accelerator is a 10-week entrepreneurship development program to support early stage entrepreneurs who are building businesses in the beauty industry.

Five entrepreneurs will participate in an intensive program which includes a boot camp in Johannesburg, South Africa and access to business coaches with experience in the skills entrepreneurs need to scale and grow.

The program is open to female founders/owners who are willing to take their businesses to the next level, improve on strategy and management skills, connect to beauty industry stake holders and win $5000 international investment.

Business type

  • Media: Platforms that make it easier for women to learn beauty techniques, discover new styles and connect with customers
  • Products: Physical products that enhance the beauty process
  • Technology: Software and services that support the beauty industry
  • Retail: Platforms that simplify the buying process for consumers
    and others


  • Business based in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa
  • Businesses must have at least one woman aged 18-35 as a founder or owner
  • Business has been in operation for less than 3 years
  • Business has received no more than $50,000 in external investment
  • Business is within the beauty industry

Application ends on September 1, 2017, at 11:59 PM (WAT). Head to the website to apply immediately.

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