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The AFRICA CEO FORUM Coming Soon!

 

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AFRICA CEO FORUM 2015
THE FORUM FOR AFRICAN BUSINESS LEADERS
Geneva, 16-17, 2015

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Our Impact

StartUp Africa Competition 

Empowering Young African entrepreneurs with the skills, knowledge and financial resources to drive the development of the African continent is central to the mission of Africa 2.0. With StartUp Africa we want to promote a culture of innovation, freedom and creativity that will create impact and boost up standard of living in Africa. The StartUp Africa competition gives the opportunity to entrepreneurs across Africa to be coached, mentored and funded so as to accelerate their growth and better meet the development challenges of the continent. 

In order to participate in the StartUp Africa Competition, you have to register to attend the Annual Leadership Symposium. Once you have registered we will send you an application form specifically for StartUp Africa

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Why Compete?

The five finalists gain….

  • A year access to the Young Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Program (YEEP!) for free... And the second runner-up receives USD1, 000; first runner-up USD2, 000 and the grand winner receives USD 3,000

What you need to know:

Eligibility Criteria

  • Venture must be Africa-focused i.e based in Africa and helping to meet some of the continent’s development challenges
  • Aged between 18-40
  • Can be for-profit and/or social enterprise
  • Less than $50,000 raised to date in external funding
  • Fewer than 50 employees

Submission Instructions

Deadline  Friday 16, November 2015, 11.59 PM (EST)

We run a variety of programmes that drive progress under our 10 strategic pillars, with a particular focus on youth empowerment through entrepreneurship. Our flagship initiative is Start Up Africa, a year round initiative that is kicked off with a high profile pitching event for businesses that solve Africa’s biggest problems. It provides entrepreneurs with access to capital, the network and media exposure, business incubation, investor-ready toolkits and mentorship needed to make their businesses a success.

Click here to download our Start Up Africa brochure
Click here to download our Mentorship brochure

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