Calling all Innovative Entrepreneurial Matriculants!
This competition is for young aspiring entrepreneurs from the Free State and Northern Cape provinces.
Through taking part the participants will gain real-life experience in developing a business plan and pitching ideas to potential investors.
Real-life experience means problems. Learn how to problem-solve and make decisions as well as interpersonal skills and teamwork.
There are categories for awarding prizes which will be announced.
Prizes for the top 5 finalists are:
1st prize R 20 000
2nd prize R 15 500
3rd prize R 12 000
4th prize R 8 500
5th prize R 5 000
See how to enter here: https://www.cut.ac.za/emyc
The Entrepreneurial Matriculant of the Year Competition (EMYC) is an annual contest hosted for grade 12 learners by the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT); Standard Bank of South Africa (SBSA); and the Central Media Group (CMG). The competition allows learners to attempt to conceive and describe a business idea, in order to enhance entrepreneurial skills among learners. This exercise will encourage self-learning and instill basic research.