BongoHive, in partnership with the US Embassy Zambia announce the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2017/2018. The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp will support 60 aspiring entrepreneurs in the following themes over the course of twelve (12) months starting November 2017.:
- Social Impact – deadline 26th October 2017
- Media & entertainment – deadline 8th December 2017
- FinTech – deadline 16th February 2018
eCommerce & retail, AgriBusiness/CleanTech/Energy, and Internet of things/Hardware are some other themes whose deadlines will be shared soon.
Under each theme, participants in the bootcamp will go through the following stages:
- 2-Day Co-creation Event
After the ideation session, 10 participants/teams will be shortlisted to enter the Discover pre-accelerator stage.
- 3 Week Discover Pre-accelerator
- 5-Day Hands-on Support by American Entrepreneur
- 3hr Pitch Event and $1,000 Seed Investment grand prize.
The entrepreneurship bootcamp is open to anyone with a business idea or looking to build a business under any of the six (6) themes. The entrepreneurship bootcamp programme is as follows:
Nov 2017 – Social Impact
Jan 2018 – Media, Entertainment, and Marketing
Mar 2018 – Financial Services/Technology
May 2018 – Retail and eCommerce
July 2018 – AgriBusiness, Energy and Clean Tech
Sep 2018 – Internet of Things/Tech Hardware
The entrepreneurship bootcamp themes are based on emerging trends in the startup community and timed to facilitate collaboration with major relevant local and global events.
Apply here. Deadline is the