The program has dedicated resources that enables designers to create strategies for their product. We bring in mentors, networks and a curriculum targeted for the fashion value chain’s growth.
Designers receive guidance and support from specialists and industry experts in fashion and startups.
The program provides designers with access to a global collaborative entrepreneurs platform. The first of its kind in Nairobi and already launched in Hong Kong.
Program participants have access to workshops that are developed and delivered by top fashion industry experts and influencers.
Designers gain a 3-month renewable access to the Mettā ecosystem where they can meet a community of people and build a network that can help develop their businesses.
August 14th – Sept 1st
Sept 4th – Sept 22nd
Selection, Pitch presentation & Selection Results
Oct 2nd – Oct 13th
Fundamentals of Fashion Design, Marketing & Communications, Fashion-tech design challenge
Oct 16th – Oct 27th
Differentiation, Sourcing & the supply chain, Distribution Models
Oct 31st –Nov 10th
Merchandising, Branding, Personal Branding, Brand storytelling Blog challenge, Pitch Training
Nov 13th – Nov 24th
Financial models, Sourcing & the supply chain production workshops
Nov 27th – Dec 1st
Pitch practice, Fashion-accessories styling challenge , Final design touch-ups
Pitch Day | Program Ends | Ongoing Support.