PRLog - Jan. 24, 2014 - PRETORIA, South Africa -- “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. – Thomas Watson, Snr”
Do you have what it takes to represent Africa for the local and possibly global U-Start Conference Business Plan Competition In Italy in May 2014?
U-Start is a global boutique advisory firm offering services targeted at facilitating the matching and cross-border investment amongst a select group of international investors (Angels, VC funds, family offices, corporate offices and wealth management institutions mostly based in Europe) and early stage companies in Southern and Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America.
HOW TO ENTER THE U-START CONFERENCE IN AFRICA
The local U-Start business plan competition will be held in Cape Town, South Africa on the 6th March 2014. Prominent local and international investors will be scouting and only the top 15 - 20 businesses will be allowed to pitch in front of a panel of expert judges.
From the top 15-20 pitches only 3 companies will be chosen to represent Africa in the U-Start Conference happening in Italy, 2014.
U-Start will be sending 3 Early Stage Entrepreneurs to Italy in May 2014 to meet investors, growth partners and exclusive mentorship to grow and accelerate your business.
CRITERIA TO APPLY
A Full Business Plan or Pitch Presentation
A Financial Deck
- Flights and accommodation for 4 nights in Italy in May 2014
- Mentorship, incubation and a training week in Italy.
- One on One Introductions to a wide network of pan-European Investors.
- 1 year free access on U-Start
- International Media Exposure
- Exclusive networking opportunities
- Free private dest at the U-Start Conference for the winners.
Submissions are already opened until February 24th. To register visit http://www.gbshconsult.com.
For further information, please visit http://www.gbshconsult.com
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