Pledre Accelerator Program

Pledre Accelerator Program - 2nd Cohort

Learn how to launch and scale your online academy


Africa has many skilled professionals across diverse industries; all making impact in their respective fields. Often, these professionals want to teach beginners and enthusiasts their skills but lack access to a reputable platform to start their online school.

Pledre Accelerator Program is designed to provide you with the infrastructure, and support to start and grow your online academy

Why now?

With the rise of technology, online learning has become a viable option for training. The Pledre Accelerator Program is a comprehensive program designed to support and empower you to start and grow your online academy.

Through our program, you will receive support to help you get started with your online academy and expert guidance on the best practices to grow your online academy.

In addition to these valuable resources, you will also have the opportunity to list your courses on our course marketplace, reaching a wider audience of potential students.

By joining the Pledre Accelerator Program, you will have access to the resources, knowledge, and support needed to convert your knowledge into a thriving online business.

The existing talent/skill gap however represents a significant opportunity for creators like you?

The existing global talent gap represents a significant opportunity for creators and school owners to launch online academies.

At Pledre, we are dedicated to supporting a wide range of online academies that cater to a variety of interests and skills. Some of the types of online academies that we are particularly interested in include:

  • 1. Technical and Product Schools:

    If you are passionate about teaching the latest tech and product skills, software engineering, product management etc. we would love to support you in creating your online academy.

  • 2. Design Schools:

    Whether you are an expert in graphic design, UX/UI design, 2D/3D modelling or any other aspect of design, we can help you start and grow your own design school.

  • 3. Exam Prep:

    Do you have an idea for an academy that prepares learners for exams like Alevels, Jamb, UTME, IELTS, GCE etc? We would love to support you in monetizing your knowledge with students.

  • 4. Art Schools:

    Are you an artist, photographer, or Fashion enthusiast looking to start an online academy? We would be happy to help you get started and grow your school.

These are just a few examples of the types of online academies we are interested in supporting. If you have an idea for a unique online academy, you should still apply.


  • 1. Marketing Support:

    Our marketing experts will guide you to reach and attract more learners, and generate more revenue through effective campaigns and strategies. You can also list your course on our course marketplace and reach a wider audience of students

  • 2. Platform:

    Our proprietary technology platform makes it easy for you to launch and manage their online academy, with features such as analytics and reporting, content management, and student engagement tools.

  • 3. School Financing:

    For eligible academies, we would provide credit and loans to launch and grow your online academy.

  • 4. Support:

    Our dedicated support team provides ongoing guidance and assistance to school owners, ensuring a smooth and successful launch and operation of their online academy.


This incubator program is open to all skilled professionals who want to start an online academy to teach their expertise. At Pledre, our goal is to assist professionals teach their skills online to millions of students across the world.

The ideal participants of the incubator program should be self-starters who are dedicated to growing successful online academy.

Application criteria:

- Ability to dedicate 3-5 hours weekly to different live sessions with mentors and experts.
- Applicants must be ready to launch their own online academy during the accelerator program, with the unlimited support they will receive.
- You must have had years of cognate experience with your skills.
- The applicant is preferably above the age of 18 and, if not, can demonstrate openness to learning and coachability.




February 27, 2023




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