2014 Startup Cup Challenge for Ghanian Entrepreneurs

Deadline for business submissions is October 5, 2014

Are you a budding entrepreneur with a growth potential Startup business? Do you need mentorship and coaching to bring out the best business strategies, go-to-market techniques and revenue generation methods for your business?

Ghana StartUp Cup provides a fascinating insight into some very familiar trades and the colourful operations of the business world. Expose your startup to exciting opportunities on the World Startup Cup Stage!

StartUp Cup is an official partner of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Entrepreneurship  Program and a featured event of the Global Entrepreneurship Week. place winner qualifies to  Annual world StartUp Cup competition.

Ghana StartUp Cup begins their search for the best new  business once again, with start-ups offered the chance to  pitch ideas to a panel of business experts. This year, there are 4 months of intensive coaching and pitches to a panel of prestigious  judges.

The call for online entries opens from September 1st 2014 and 15 semi-finalists will be short-listed for each  award and asked to prepare pitch videos and presentations to face the grand jury. The entrepreneurs with the most votes by judges will then qualify for the top 7 finalists round  and the best 3 would be selected for the best Startups awards.1st partake in the 2nd “Starting a business requires capital, quality mentorship and focus and we believe the  Startup cup process ensures these through its long term coaching methodology.

Prizes:

  • There are 4 months of intensive coaching and pitches to a panel of prestigious judges.
  • The winning prize package for first place winner award includes competing at the  World StartUp Cup,
  • sponsored participation in the Africa Twenty 10 accelerator program, a global incubator for startups that are focused on launching in multiple African markets.
  • Other packages include a 3 month business engagement with Growth Mosaic, a strategy consulting firm.
  • Finalists also receive priceless mentorship, including legal, branding and marketing advice, as well as an opportunity for the winners to build their network and raise their  profile in order to further their prospects.

Now in its second year, the free peer-to-peer network supports more than 100 young  people, providing mentoring, advice and unique business opportunities. To find out more,  head over to the Ghana StartUp Cup website ( www.Ghana.StartupCup.com )

For More Infoamtion:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Startup Cup Competition

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