Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-AfricaThe alternative education forum for young creators and innovators.
SFAN, with the support of Ecobank Ghana, is organizing the first-ever Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa (SEWAfrica) from July 22 to –July 24, 2019, at the Ecobank Head Office, Accra.
The Student Entrepreneurship Week is an education forum, which was established to help budding entrepreneurs gain actionable, experiential knowledge and tools for building sustainable businesses. SEWAfrica also serves as a platform for showcasing talents, facilitating networking and identifying funding sources for start-up businesses. The event is expected to host about 700 high potential innovators from around the continent over three days of power-packed training, thought leadership, pitching, and insightful conversations.
High growth technology entrepreneurs targeting a billion dollar market will have the chance to pitch their businesses for funding of up to $100,000 during the 1-on-1 pitch session with Ingressive Capital. Investors like QI Holdings are also excitedly open to investing up to $10,000 in start-ups that are the right fit for them. Partners for the event include Ingressive, QI Holdings, Movemeback, ABANAngels, 3rdfloor Digital, VC4A, East Gate Hotel, and more.
WHO CAN APPLY?
- Recent graduates
- Early career professionals
- Startup entrepreneurs
|Application deadline||July 7|
|Program dates||July 22 - July 24, 2019|
|Location||Ecobank Head Office Accra Ghana|
|Sectors||Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Cars, Household appliances, Luxury goods and jewelry|
The first set of speakers for the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa has been announced.
The alternative education forum, Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa is barely a month away! This is going to be one of the most explosive, experiential learning events you’ve ever attended. With support from Ecobank Ghana, we’ve put together an event that offers value to attendees. From an immersive bootcamp to a charged day of a high-level conference and business pitch, participants will learn the end-to-end science and art of building global brands.
We’re thrilled to be welcoming a diverse array of speakers from around the world. Take a peek at our first set of speakers below and visit our website for a more comprehensive list and the event agenda.