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01 Jul 2020

The 2020 Entrepreneurship World Cup is open and currently accepting applications! The programme offers a chance to pitch on a global stage for a share of US$1 million in cash prizes plus additional investment opportunities and another US$75 million worth of in-kind support. The deadline to apply is Sunday July 12th, 2020.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is an initiative of the Misk Global Forum, Global Entrepreneurship Network and the Global Education and Leadership Foundation, backed by a broad collection of entrepreneurial support organizations and strategic partners. EWC is aiming to exceed 102,000 contestants from 187 countries which was the record for its first year, so Saint Lucians are welcome to apply through EWC St. Lucia (EWC SLU).

SLUDTERA is the official national organizer for Saint Lucia and the organization is pleased to announce its official national partners. Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) is the national co-organizer for Saint Lucia and Edge Marketing Inc. is on board as the national promoter for Saint Lucia. In addition, partners and sponsors include Advanced Intellectual Methods (AIM), The Cut Buddy, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Saint Lucia Development Bank (SLDB) and HannaFitz.com. The team will be engaging additional partners in the coming weeks, in order to plan and execute Entrepreneurship World Cup St. Lucia (EWC SLU).

The global hosts of EWC are MISK Global Forum, The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), and The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (TGELF).

SLUDTERA in partnership with ISL will hold the competitions in Saint Lucia throughout July and August. On July 29th, 2020 one winner per category will be chosen as finalists via a preliminary competition and on August 12th, 2020 a winner will be selected from a national competition. The winner will receive structured support and direct mentorship through EWC Accelerates while preparing for a chance to be among the EWC 100 that will compete in the Global Finals in October 2020. 

EWC Accelerates is a virtual training and mentorship program that helps entrepreneurs hone their skills and increase their chances of winning and growing their business. The EWC online platform also offers all contestants who complete their applications access to more than US$25,000 in perks from partners such as Google Cloud, Hubspot, Stripe and more.

The eligibility requirements are as follows:

 

The Global Finals are scheduled for October 2020 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. To learn more or to apply, visit the Entrepreneurship World Cup at entrepreneurshipworldcup.com.

 

LINKS:

Application Page: https://signup.entrepreneurshipworldcup.com/ewc/signup OR https://rebrand.ly/x1fmv8w

EWC SLU Facebook Page: @EWC_SLU

 

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