The African Fashion Futures Incubator provides a space to challenge ideas and business concepts as well as give access to mentors and resources for the 14 fashion designers taking part in the program. The incubator will also cover topics on business models, market positioning, and comparative advantage, as well as sustainability & impact.
The incubator aims to encourage peer learning and cultural exchange among its participants as well as to future-proof them and instill excellent operational and business foundations to ensure growth. The program also seeks to produce sustainable and financially viable enterprises. while honing the business capabilities of fashion designers.
Incubator launch (ACCRA)
23th of January 2023
January - May 2023
IMPACT FUND FOR AFRICAN CREATIVES
The Impact Fund For African Creatives (IFFAC) Investment Company is an Africa-focused investment vehicle sponsored by Annan Capital Partners (ACP). The fundamental objective of IFFAC is to address the lack of capital, management skills, and infrastructure support required to leverage the latent talent of Africa’s creative industry.MORE DETAILS
AFRICAN FASHION FOUNDATION
African Fashion Foundation is a non-governmental organization that empowers fashion designers and creative professionals from Africa and its diaspora to succeed in the global fashion industry. The foundation provides professional and educational developmental opportunities in partnership with established players in the fashion industry to support the success and progression of the African creative economy.MORE DETAILS
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