Over a Million Naira up for grabs as MEGP MSME Pitch Deck Debuts.
Official notice has been made for the debut edition of the “My Entrepreneurship Goals Programme Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Pitch Deck 2020” (MEGP MSME Pitch Deck 2020).
The announcement was made today at the Dakkada Enterprise Development Center, Shelter Afrique Estate, by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Marketing and Brand Management, Mr Ime Uwah.
In a statement signed by the SSA and made available to newsmen today, Mr Ime Uwah said the pitch deck aims at Identifying, promoting and rewarding high growth potential entrepreneurs capable of boosting the Akwa Ibom State economy, while fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state. The statement further revealed that the pitch deck had as its target group, young entrepreneurs who have participated in the My Entrepreneurship Goals Programme (MEGP). Sponsors, Venture capitalists and angel investors who are interested in supporting innovation and entrepreneurship are also said to be the targets of the Pitch Deck.
The MEGP MSME Pitch Deck 2020 will provide a window for young Akwa Ibomites who have been trained in the State Government organized My Entrepreneurship Goals Programme (MEGP) to pitch their innovative ideas in either of the two categories – early start up or existing Business category to a panel of judges, investors and venture capitalists. The winner and runner up in the early start up category will go home with two hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N250, 000) and One hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000) respectively, while winner and runner up in the Existing Business Category will be given cash prizes of five hundred thousand Naira (N500, 000) and two hundred and fifty thousand naira (N250, 000) respectively.
How To Apply: Interested Alumni of the MEGP are to visit megp.com.ng to register.
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