From business idea to a launchable startup in 3 weeks.

Do you have a business idea? Would you like to explore how to make it a successful business before diving straight in?
The 3 week Discover programme will help you explore the potential of a business idea by validating the market and testing all your assumptions. Discover will help you gain the knowledge you need to successfully launch your business, and save you time and money in the process.
We will help you to:
  • Knowing your customer
  • How to guarantee people will buy your solution
  • Finding your unique place in the market (Unique Value Proposition)
  • Assigning relevant marketing channels
  • Validating your model with sound financial projections
  • Understanding PACRA, ZRA & business banking
  • How to create a compelling brand
  • Creating a prototype & improving it
  • Learning how to pitch to partners, investors, customers etc
Each cohort is sector specific under the BongoHive Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2017/18 :
The themes:
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
NB. The spend of prize funds will require consent from BongoHive to ensure wise choices are made for the growth of said business. There is no maximum or minimum number of founders per team however we prefer small teams over individuals as most successful startups have a few founders. The Discover pre-accelerator programme is open to men and women alike and we are strongly encouraging women to apply. Women are 49.59% of the world’s population so women should launch 49.59% of the startups.
Have a question about this programme?  Check out our FAQ page here.
Programme Dates

Monday, 14th March – Friday, 1st June 2018
9-12pm everyday + homework

Application Deadline

Sunday, 6th May 2018

Cost per Startup

K1000