Cape Town Entrepreneurship Competition 2010

2010 March 4
by Ismail Dhorat

The city of Cape Town is currently running a competition for entrepreneurs in Biotechnology, Telecom and Media, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Clean Technology, Healthcare and Social Entrepreneurship. The winner of the Cape Town competition will also get a chance to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship competition in Barcelona in June.

The city of Cape Town has approved R1.8 Million, 600,000 will be used for the competition while the rest will be used for development of entrepreneur networks in Cape Town.

Mansoor Mohamed, the City’s Executive Director: Economic, Social Development and Tourism, said:

“The competition forms part of the City’s strategy to position Cape Town as a leading enabler of entrepreneurship on the African continent and to build a stronger entrepreneurship ecosystem. The City already has strong partnerships with key stakeholders in the country.”

Registation opened on the 17 of February and you can register via the Cape Town Active website

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