CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: GEN 22 ON SLOANE YOUTH WEEKEND PROGRAMME
Empowering The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
GEN 22 On Sloane is looking for the next generation of Founders and game changers who are passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship and the disruption of industries using technology. 22 on Sloane is calling for young people aged 13 – 17 to apply to participate in a 6 month Youth Weekend programme.
The 22 on Sloane Youth Weekend Programme will run for a duration of 6 months and participants will attend one weekend session per month. The cost of the programme is R3000 for seven programme modules. The programme will cover the following modules, amongst others:
– Introduction to Design thinking and entrepreneurship
– Concept development and testing
– Consumer Value proposition and competitor analysis
– Disruption and future industries
– Designing a winning pitch
– Coding and Drone technology
Upon completion of the above modules, participants will have the opportunity to enter the Youth Innovative Business Competition with the aim of driving innovative thinking and the creation of youth owned businesses. Youth Innovative Business Competition participants will pitch their business ideas to a panel and stand a chance to win a cash prize and attend Global Entrepreneurship Week, hosted by 22 on Sloane in November 2019.
22 on Sloane commits to allowing complimentary participation of young people from disadvantaged communities for every one paid participant.
Contact: Ms Ovayo Jajula on (011) 463 7602
This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) will run from 18-24 November at 22 ON SLOANE – Africa’s largest startup campus, which offers over 100 disruptive startups and SME’s a platform to scale. Various ecosystem role-players across South Africa will also host events within their communities, throughout the week.
The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s largest collaborative celebration of disruptive innovators and job creators who bring ideas to life, help improve human welfare, inspire hope for those like-minded and contribute significantly to economies across the planet.
The theme of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 is centralized around the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) which the globe is moving towards. Building capabilities may be a requirement for growing economic aggressiveness or effectively applying technologies to fulfil human development aims. Businesses are great platforms for change and each leader can have a direct role in creating economic opportunities for people by investing in education and training programmes for existing and potential 4IR talent