Call for Applications for Startups in the Tourism & Hospitality Sector

Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under its Hanga Ahazaza program, has launched its fourth call for applications for businesses to join the Tourism Inc., an incubator program for start-ups in the Tourism and Hospitality sector. Twenty-five applicants will be selected for the program and receive skills-building, seed funding, and other support to enhance their leadership skills.

ESP provides consulting and strategic advisory services to diverse clients, including governments, businesses, and development partners in Africa. It focuses on supporting innovative models and offers leadership training and entrepreneurial boot camps. ESP aims to enable innovative, scalable, and profitable enterprises to build prosperity.

Applications were opened on March 10 and will run through April 10, 2021. Interested applicants must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • Must be a start-up (or have a start-up idea) in the tourism and hospitality sector (or be a supplier to the industry)
  • Must be between 18 and 35 years of age.
  • Must be based and operating in Rwanda.
  • Must be committed to complete the course.
  • Women entrepreneurs are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit: Apply