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What is the Startups Pitch Challenge?


The QWB+A Startups Pitch Challenge is a 2 week online business development program that provides business coaching and pitch preparation for African queer womxn.




When can I apply to the Startups Pitch Challenge?


Apply from 1 September - 3 November




Who can apply to the Startups Pitch Challenge?


Pre-seed and Seed stage startups that are: Directors of the business must be queer womxn, trans, non-binary entrepreneurs operating for or in the African market including any women lead businesses offering products for the LGBT community and differently abled persons. The Business must have a Minimum Viable Product (a basic product/ service that satisfies early customers) The business model must have a social impact focus or benefit relating to any of the UNSDG's.




What's in it for me if I apply?


- Expert training and coaching from seasoned entrepreneurs on "growing your business and getting pitch ready" - An apportunity to win R50,000 - Access to Startout premium membership for the top 10 - A ticket to the 2020 Startup Grind Global conference for the top 3 - Digital skills workshops, excluisvely for all participants from our tech partner! - Build community with fellow queer entrepreneurs





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