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Social and Inclusive Business Camp : Accelerate social and inclusive innovation in Africa

Social and Inclusive Business Camp : Accelerate social and inclusive innovation in Africa

Since 2017, the Social and Inclusive Business Camp gathers and accompanies African social entrepreneurs in the scaling up of their activities. The SIBC is more than an acceleration program; it is a dynamic and active community of change makers that favors collective intelligence and peer to peer learning.


Do you want to scale up your business ?
Join the SIBC community!

To learn more about our community, visit our Facebook page!
To learn more about our program, watch the teaser!


What is the SIBC ?

A hybrid acceleration program for scaling up:

  • 4-month digital coaching with inspiring mentors via our dedicated e-learning platform,
  • 1-week intensive Bootcamp in Marseille
  • Join an active and ambitious community

3 key verticals:
Scaling Up; develop your scaling up strategy, prepare to fundraising and the internationalization of your activities;
Leadership; become a leader, structure your governance and internal organization with agile methods
Social impact; measure your social performance, in link with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and maximize your impact.


What we offer:

  • A high quality mentoring program, ensured by international experts and professionals,
  • Diversified online teaching contents (virtual classes, digital “pastilles”, serious games, webinars …),
  • Peer to peer learning, creating bonds between social entrepreneurs from all over Africa,
  • A week-long Bootcamp to strengthen your hard skills and develop your soft skills,
  • Meet ups with our local ecosystem and the African entrepreneurial ecosystem during the Emerging Valley summit,
  • Meetings with investors committed in Africa,
  • An access to a dynamic community of African change makers.

Our program is accessible in both English and French. The program is free; participants only have to take care of traveling, hosting and meal expenses.



  • Mai 6th – July 6th 2019: submission of applications
  • July 2019 : examination of the applications and selection of the 60 participants by our selection comity
  • September 2019: start of the e-learning and digital coaching program on our digital platform and integration to the SIBC learning community
  • December 1st to 6th 2019: Intensive Bootcamp in Marseille to prepare you to meet with investors and participation to Emerging Valley.


Selection criteria:

– The social enterprise has to be based or have an impact in Africa,
– The social enterprise has to have a social mission as well as a medium/long term profitability objective,
– The social enterprise has to justify 3 years of practice,
– The social enterprise has to present a regional or international scale up strategy, including a reflection on governance and leadership,
– Ideally, the enterprise offers a social innovation or innovative approach.


Your enterprise meets these criteria?
This program is made for you!
Apply to the SIBC by filling out the form before

July 6
th at 6 PM !


To apply :

The application form is accessible at the top of the page, under the “form” tag.
The form is composed of :
– short questions on the candidate (identity, contact information etc …)
– short questions on the entity (name, creation date, country and zone of intervention etc …)
– short questions on the entity’s structure (number of employees, annual revenue etc …)
– a short description of the project, the scale up strategy and the candidate’s motivations to participate to the SIBC.

Nous n'acceptons plus les candidatures pour cet appel!


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