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Apply For She Leads Africa Pitch Competition For African Female Entrepreneurs By July 30th

By Stella WaAfrika




A great opportunity awaits Female African entrepreneurs!!! 
She leads Africa is offering an opportunity of a lifetime to female African entrepreneurs through their business pitch competition custom made for African female entrepreneurs. 
This is a platform that introduces the continent’s most promising female entrepreneurs to investors, accelerators, and mentors looking to invest in the next generation of African talent.We are looking for early stage startups that want to meet investors, gain access to new mentors, and grow across Africa.

The  top 10 applicants will be invited to pitch their business ideas on 20th September in front of a panel of notable business personalities for the chance to win a cash prize of $10, 000 as well as other non-financial prizes. 
    Requirements for applicants
  • Have a woman on the founding team who will present at the pitch day
  • Female founder between 18-35 years old
  • Focused on the African market (Diaspora entrepreneurs are welcome)

  • Your company must have
  • Received less than $50K USD in funding
  • Been in operation for less than 3 years
  • A live product in the market
        Prizes to be won
  • Cash prize of 10,000 USD for first place, 5,000 USD for second place
  • Access to prominent venture capitalists, angel investors and other leading professionals to act as mentors and sponsors
  • Consultation on brand development with Etisalat in-house marketing team
  • Free business line for one year (including voice and data)
  • 2 meetings with legal advisor from top law firm to discuss incorporation, corporate structures and copyrights
  • Meeting with 2 executive directors of a leading merchant bank to discuss business plans and fund raising
  • 6 month access to Capital Square co-working space
  • Interviews with major media outlets
Click here to apply.
Applications close on 30th July 2014.

Good luck!

Source: She Leads Africa



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Stella is the founder of WaAfrikaOnline.  A Pan-African at heart, passionate about Africa, human rights, women empowerment and girl child education. She's also into broadcasting. 
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