WIN N3 MILLION WORTH OF STARTUP KIT IN THE 2016 EDGE SERIES BUSINESS START-UP CHALLENGE

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THE 2016 EDGE SERIES BUSINESS START-UP CHALLENGE
THE 2016 EDGE SERIES BUSINESS START-UP CHALLENGE

As part of the plans to not just talk but act, the Edge Series Business student summit this year intends to help Five (5) new businesses kick-start by way of THE EDGE SERIES BUSINESS START-UP CHALLENGE.

With support from its partners and sponsors, The Start-up challenge will be an open call for an executive summary by intending participants to share their business ideas with a team of experts who will skew through the list of entries.

The best 50 entries that will make a physical pitch to the panel would be selected out of which 5 winners will be selected. The winners would be awarded THE EDGE SERIES Start-up Kit valued at =N= 3,000,000.00

This kit includes:

  • Free domain registration and web hosting for 1 year
  • Free web design
  • Business advisory services for 1 year
  • Free HR advisory services for 1 year
  • Free Accounting and planning services for 1 year
  • Branding and Idea development services for 1 year
  • Social Media and Content marketing services for 1 year
  • A free Notebook/ Tablet
  • Free Internet service for 6 month
  • SME value Pack

How to Participate:

In accordance with the theme of this year’s summit which is WHAT ARE YOU SAYING?, the contest is divided into three stages:

1. WHAT ARE YOU SAYING – WRITING:
At this stage the participants are expected to put up an executive summary of not more than one page and submit same to startup@theedge.com.ng

PLEASE NOTE THAT ENTRY SUBMISSION CLOSES 11.59PM, THURSDAY 14TH JULY, 2016. 50 Shortlisted candidates will scale through to the 2nd stage.

2. WHAT ARE YOU SAYING – PITCH:
The 50 Shortlisted candidates will each make a 10 minutes pitch to a panel of experts selected from various field including finance, Project management, Information and Communication Technology, and some serial Entrepreneurs.

10 candidates will be selected to go the final stage

3. WHAT ARE YOU SAYING – THE CLOSURE:
The 10 shortlisted candidates will then put the learning from their Pitch stage to close their presentation from which the 5 top businesses will be selected

WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE 29th of JULY 2016 at the 3rd Edition of The Edge Series Student Summit 2016 at the Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos.

THE EDGE SERIES BUSINESS START-UP CHALLENGE is supported by:
The Lagos State Government
Lenovo
Microsoft
MTN Nigeria
Jobberman.com
WhoGoHost
Inspiro Consulting
SDI Consulting
TISV Digital
Komet Creative Studios

Remember, to apply, send a one paged executive summary to startup@theedge.com.ng

Deadline is Thursday, July 14, 2016 by 11:59PM

To learn more about the challenge, why not visit the main website

N/B: Please apply immediately and good luck as you apply!

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