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The Business Plan Competition is a recently introduced initiative of the IsDB Group. In this competition, candidates come together to develop and further refine their business plans to launch their start-ups or grow ventures, while competing for the cash prizes!

IsDB Group invites all eligible entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan African Member Countries to participate in its 1st Annual Business Plan Competition. This event aims the following:

  • Contribute to the development of entrepreneurship eco-system in Sub-Saharan Africa,

  • Stimulate and promote entrepreneurial initiatives in the region,

  • Help the entrepreneurs to move their plans from “idea” to “launch” and eventually to “growth” stages,

  • Encourage Sub-Saharan entrepreneurs with several financial and non-financial benefits.

Participating to this competition will provide several benefits including;

  • Cash prizes,

  • Training materials on business plan development,

  • Mentorship from prominent entrepreneurs,

  • Networking opportunities with well-known entrepreneurs, investors, and potential partners,

  • Media exposure for finalist entrepreneurs

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