The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 147 Universities in 38 African countries is pleased to announce the 2022 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC).
The 2022 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC)
whose overall purpose is to catalyze entrepreneurship through the promotion of business innovation and provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs with creative and innovative business ideas among African youth. RUYAEC invites young (<35 years) African entrepreneurs and incubates to compete for 20 awards to showcase their innovations, enterprises, and business concepts and propositions.
The RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition primary purpose is to promote business innovation through entrepreneurship and provide seed funding to young entrepreneurs with creative and innovative business ideas to be valorized and enhance and foster a spirit of entrepreneurship among African youth. The competition specifically seeks to:
- Provide young entrepreneurs with the opportunity to showcase their businesses and share their development as an inspiration to many young African potential entrepreneurs
- Bring collective action towards the provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs through a transparent and competitive process.
- Provide a platform for young entrepreneurs to demonstrate their impact and pitch their business with investors and stakeholders through capacity building opportunity.
- Create a network of young entrepreneurs across Africa working together and sharing experiences that escalate youth contribution and job creation in Africa.
- Target group
- The challenge will target young people between 16-34 years.
- The program is open to all aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs, business owners from Africa within the stipulated age bracket (<35 years at the time of application).
How to Apply
Click link below to apply.
Application Deadline: 15 September 2022.
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