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Be The Next African Genius

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Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town and Africa Internet Group is running MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge - an innovative competition- powered by Jumia.

The competition spans across 13  African countries (Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

The competition has 4 different phases:

  • phase 1 - Current students and recent graduates of African universities submit their applications until March 27th.  

  • Phase 2  - Live pitches:  Top 10 – 15 applicants in each country present their business to panel of judges.

  • Phase 3 -  Selection Committee : The committee will choose 3 finalists across Africa.

  • Phase 4 - Entrepreneurship Festival : Finalists fly to Cape Town for Entrepreneurship Festival and pitch their business to an audience of International investors and successful business people.

The 1st place winner of the competition wins  $25,000 cash also they will receive $15,000 from Facebook Start program to build a Mobile Application and Mentorship for one year and runners up each win $5,000.


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