Her Startup Competition

To overcome the challenges faced by young women in Uganda we have launched this annual competition where 4 young women entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to boost their businesses. The young women ages of 20 to 30 years that meet the criteria will be invited to submit a business plan and 2 years of financials in one of the 4 categories STEM/ICT, Agribusiness, Art/Media and Financial Services. The applications will then be reviewed by the internal ignite team and a panel of business experts based on value proposition, innovation, competitive advantage, market potential and business model, shortlisting to 3 applicants per category who will attend a full month of training and workshops to prepare them for their presentations in a Her StartUP live pitch on 11th October 2018 (International Day of the girl child) at Serena Hotel where an Overall winner will be awarded with allocated prizes and 4 runners up from each category.

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