The Guria Business Accelerator

The WBRC offered a business accelerator programme to help 12 exceptional female entrepreneurs and businesswomen shake up their thinking and grow their businesses over six months.

During this programme, the women had the opportunity to refine and grow their business model, clarify their purpose and mission, and take action on identified weaknesses. The Guria Business Accelerator provided the support, tools, and network of like-minded entrepreneurs to make it happen.

How it works

  • 9 days of face-to-face coaching from July 2019 until February 2020

  • 6 hours of one-on-one coaching during the course of the programme

  • Access to additional networking and online learning

  • Showcase event at the conclusion of the programme 

What you learn

  • How to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your business model, how to prioritise your best opportunities, how to ensure growth and financial sustainability

  • What your customers really want and align it with your value proposition

  • How to reach your customers and choose the right sales strategy

  • How to build a clear financial model for growth and make better financial decisions

  • How to understand the basics of leadership and employee management

  • How to pitch your business for investment