Edge Of ZeroTo1:
Purpose: To help founder test and validate their ideas against potential market opportunity.
Format: 5 Day intense boot camp followed by four weeks of mentorship sessions. On the final day entrepreneurs are given an opportunity to pitch for funding, access into incubation or having a personal mentor.
Timing: This programme is hosted twice a year.
Suitable for: Idea/ Concept phase.
- -Who are you?
- -What is your idea? The need/pain you are solving?
- -How do you expect to make money? Business model.
- -Legal and compliance.
- -Business Plan and Business canvas.
- -Pitching and selling. How to sell to everyone.
- -The entrepreneurship struggle.
- -Got the Edge; Pitch for Investment or access to resources.
Direct programme benefits
- Business Foundation skills.
- Personal evaluation.
- Peer mentorship.
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Traction Bus is a mobile start-up pitching competition for African start-ups. We will select 25 entrepreneurs from a pool of applicants who will compete on the 18 November for one of 5 seats on the Traction Bus, the bus will be visiting hubs in Guateng to expose founders to the start up ecosystem
Purpose: Creating links between the start up ecosystem participants while helping start up founders have access to funding and launch into the market.
Format: An elimination pitching competition.
Timing: City dependent
Suitable for: Existing start up
StartUp Edge: Campus Chapters
With the fast-growing interest in entrepreneurship within the South African youth, the StartUp Edge Campus Chapters provide a platform for the next African Mark Zuckerberg or Drew Houston to be able to launch their entrepreneurial journey.