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Are you a student, graduate or young entrepreneur aged between 16 and 30? Are you resident in South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Kenya or Zambia? Do you dream about starting your own business one day? If so, then this could be exactly the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

The YEEP Africa idea challenge is a pitching competition organised in partnership with the United Nations Association of South Africa, University of Johannesburg. This competition is open to young aspiring entrepreneurs interested in the following sectors: Tourism &Hospitality, Creative Industry, Food & Beverages, Technology & Gaming.

Over 50 participants will be pitching for the R50,000 WL Entrepreneurial Seed Grant and additional prizes with various partners including six months mentorship & coaching. Over three day's you have the unique opportunity to strengthen your entrepreneurial skills by attending workshops & pitch preparation, interact with mentors & coaches, successful entrepreneurs, investors and other likeminded people!

Join our growing alumni network that functions as a platform for all young founders to access suitable experts, celebrate successes, connect with each other, exchange ideas and find support for existing challenges.

When and where?

University of Johannesburg Kingsway Campus
South Africa

Fri 29 Nov 2019 at 8:30 AM (SAST)
Sun 01 Dec 2019 at 4:30 PM (SAST)

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YEEP Africa JHB 2019