New entrepreneurs face many challenges about launching a startup, includes but not limited to the problems of mentorship and fundraising. In times of pandemic, chances are they also have slim chances to network with potential investors and raise the capital to get the startup off the ground. For many startup founders, competing in startup pitch competitions is a great opportunity where winners receive a cash prize to use towards scaling up. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg because even if they don’t win the grand prize, joining a startup pitch competition offers a lot of benefits and perks for the entrepreneur and their ventures.
Tatweer Misr, in partnership with GEN Egypt, kicked off the “Tatweer Misr Innovation” Competition for idea-stage startups. The competition accepts ideas with or without a prototype that match the criteria of innovation, sustainability and work to develop new communities. Winners have the chance of winning free equity financial prizes worth 100,000 EGP in addition to GEN Egypt mentorship programs and Vive’s global ecosystem support.
The competition looks for startups and startups to-be in both the idea and startups track. All innovative entrepreneurs, who have ideas that they’re currently working on, or registered startups that match the criteria of Innovation, Sustainability, and community development, are welcomed to apply. Don’t miss this chance and apply today from here.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. The Global Entrepreneurship Network operates a platform of projects and programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business. By fostering deeper cross border collaboration and initiatives between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations, GEN works to fuel healthier start and scale ecosystems that create more jobs, educate individuals, accelerate innovation and strengthen economic growth.