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African startups called to participate in [email protected], a UK-funded program

Anne Rweyora
Ugandan innovator Anne Rweyora, the founder of Smart Havens Africa, has benefited from the program. Courtesy image.
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Applications for [email protected] are now open. It’s a global program that attracts participation from entrepreneurs and early-stage companies.

The deadline for application is September 13.

Early this year, Ugandan innovator Anne Rweyora benefited from the Program after pitching at St James’s Palace, the most senior royal palace in the United Kingdom.

The project was started by The Duke of York in 2014 as a unique initiative to give a platform to entrepreneurs.

Now active in over 57 countries, with events being held in countries including Australia, Hungary, Abu Dhabi, Ireland, Singapore, and China, [email protected] has already created thousands of jobs.

According to an official statement, entrepreneurs who participate are offered an “opportunity to meet the people who can help make their business dreams become a reality.”

“The aim is to: create introductions to mentors and advisors; through their audiences, provide access to Distribution Systems and Supply Chains; make connections, and help with investment,” says the statement.

Only 42 entrepreneurs will be picked from across the globe.

Other opportunities can be discovered when you visit the website where you will also apply.

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