The Venture Incubation Programme (VIP) is designed to provide a supportive ecosystem to help startups build viable and scalable innovation-driven companies. Startups have access to a range of resources including co-working space, practical learning clinics, mentors, weekly check-ins and staff advisors, and a community of peers who learn and grow together.
MTN industry partnership.Entrepreneurship skills.Advisory services. Access to pro-bono partners and a network of consultants to support with specialist expertise e.g. legal, HR, digital user experience, venture capital.Feedback and guidance. Startups receive valuable feedback and guidance from our Entrepreneur-in-Residence and network of experienced mentors and industry partners. Each startup is paired with a mentor for the programme and have access to the Solution Space’s network of GSB alumni and corporate partners.
MTN Group is looking for:
Startups that are either building a sustainable Africa through digital solutions for health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy and IoT, or enabling businesses through digital solutions for religion, sport, news and e-commerce.
Digital startups that are developing digital solutions across health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy IoT, religion, sport, news and e-commerce.
Prototype / MVP. Most of startups enter with some sort of business case, early version of a product and a couple of team members.
They have a working prototype with a minimum feature set ready to conduct early-market testing to further establish product and market fit.
Team of two or more. We’re not looking for single founders, but teams of at least two with the right balance of skills and ability to build, test and deliver.
The founder or majority shareholder must be the lead participant and must have the ability to commit full-time to the programme over the three months.
Deadline: February 28 2018
To apply and for information visit here