Accelerator Demo Day
Accelerator Demo Day
Accelerator Demo Day

The SLA Accelerator is a 6 month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs.

Media attention to raise your local + international profile

Direct access to Nigeria’s best business minds

Opportunity for N2mn investment

Opportunity to pitch to a room full of investors

6 months of hands on support from a team of experts

2016 SLA Accelerator Portfolio Companies

Crystal Ikanih-Musa
Crystal Ikanih-Musa

Art Splash Studio – A virtual art studio offering a social art experience through our Paint Nite painting classes hosted at different venues in Abuja.

Blondie Okpuzor
Blondie Okpuzor

BathKandy Co. – Creates sumptuous dessert-inspired beauty treats for women who crave the finer things.

Tokunbo Sotinwa
Tokunbo Sotinwa

Bubble Tii – Bringing the Bubble Tea phenomena to Africa.

Adaora Nweje
Adaora Nweje

DeliveryBros – Helps you save time and stress through pickup and drops from the market to your house or office.

Angel Adelaja
Angel Adelaja

Fresh Direct Produce and Agro-Allied Services – An eco-friendly social enterprise that produces premium organic produce through hydroponics and community action.

Nkechi Oti
Nkechi Oti

Keek’s – Designs tailored weight loss packages for busy women who want a plan that is both effective and simple to implement.

Sifa Asani-Gowon
Sifa Asani-Gowon

Koko’s Kitchen – An indigenous brand of confectionary dry mixes specially tailored to suit the taste buds and pocketbook of the quintessential person on the go.

Ibukun Akinnawo
Ibukun Akinnawo

Independent Personal Assistant (iPA) – Provides strategic virtual assistance to high-level executives across Africa. We take care of the mundane while you focus on what matters.

Vivian Nwakah
Vivian Nwakah

Medsaf.com – Solves the medical industry’s procurement problem, by providing a technology enabled distribution solution resulting in transparency and simplicity.

Damilola Olokesusi
Damilola Olokesusi

Shuttlers – Enables professionals to access comfortable and efficient transportation to and from work using seat matching technology.

See The 2015 Pitch Competition Participants

SLA Accelerator is in partnership with the Work in Progress! Alliance and Guaranty Trust Bank

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The Work in Progress! Alliance is focused on unlocking the economic potential of young women and men in Egypt, Nigeria and Somalia. The project aims to enable them to generate sustainable and living incomes – by finding regular employment or starting enterprises. Alliance partners include Oxfam, VC4Africa and Butterfly Works.

GT Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank is recognized as one of the most profitable and well managed financial institutions in Africa for providing quality service, ethics, professionalism, integrity, innovation and internationally accepted corporate governance standards.

SLA Accelerator is also one of 16 global incubators and accelerators selected as a Village Capital Community

Village Capital

VilCap Communities enables anyone, anywhere to use peer-selected investment to support entrepreneurs within their communities. In 2016, each VilCap Community will be running its own entrepreneur training program and investing in two ventures using Village Capital's peer selection methodology.