Young Enterprise Scale-Up (YES) Programme 2017 for early stage startups in Africa

The Young Enterprise Scale-Up (YES) Programme is a unique five (5) year intensive venture support and growth-acceleration program to identify, qualify and scale-up early stage companies in Africa.

Participating ventures get access to world-class experience in the areas of leadership and organisational development leading to revenue growth, enterprise support and guidance to growth financing.

The programme is curated by HYBR in partnership with THNK School of Creative Leadership in Amsterdam and ScaleUp Nation Netherlands to enable new ventures and SMEs scale more effectively and efficiently.


Are you an entrepreneur in an SME or Start-up and you want to :

  • Improve your product, generate high demand and explode your sales;
  • Have proper structures and systems to run your business, and reduce cost;
  • Attract and retain good people to help you grow the business;
  • Attract funds to help you get the resources you need to scale;

Then this programme is for you.

Programme Details


The programme begins with a Bootcamp,


followed by a six (6) month acceleration track called Runway, in partnership with ScaleUp Nation.


Afterwards, the five (5) year support continues. We spend an average of four (4) days per month working with participating ventures.

How to Apply:

To apply, simply click on the Apply Now button!

You will be required to fill out a short form to enable us understand your company which will be used to qualify you for the boot camp.

Click here to start your application now

Application closes 12 midnight June 30th 2017. Successful Candidates will be informed by July 5, 2017. The YES Bootcamp Program is entirely FREE.

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