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: Social Impact, Media & entertainment, FinTech, eCommerce & retail, AgriBusiness/CleanTech/Energy, and Internet of things/Hardware over the course of twelve (12) months starting November 2017.
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.