She Leads Africa is looking for female entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their business on a bigger playing field at The Entrepreneur Showcase.
Up for grabs is the sum of $15000 in ‘cash prizes, media features in international news outlets, and exclusive meetings with top investors.’
According to the organisers:
In 2014 the inaugural event received nearly 400 applications from 27 countries for just 10 finalist positions. The top finalists were featured in Forbes, Ventures Africa, Venture Burn and several other international news outlets. 2014 winner Cherae Robinson founder of travel startup Tastemakers Africa stated that“participating in the She Leads Africa pitch competition literally changed my life and my business, by putting me on a rocket ship towards success.” “I was able to hire my first employee with my winnings and I continue to receive support from the team nearly one year later,” she concluded.
Application deadline: June 30, 2015
Eligibility criteria: Businesses from any industry are eligible to apply as long as there is one woman on the founding team between 18-35 years old. Companies must have launched their product or service, been in operation for less than 3 years and received less than $50,000 USD in funding.
Hurry! Send your applications in today.
For more information visit: www.sheleadsafrica.org