Did you know that Africa has the highest rate of entrepreneurship in the world? Or that small and micro enterprises contribute more than 80 percent of output and jobs in most African nations?
Despite these facts, business owners are also some of the most underbanked people in the world.
Imagine a bank designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Join our “Banking the Entrepreneur” campaign as we embark on a journey to design an entrepreneur-centric bank in Sub-Saharan Africa!
$10,000 USD IN PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED!
BEST IDEA: $3,000, $2,000 and $1000
BEST VISUAL: Two $1,000 prizes
MOST VALUABLE IDEA OPTIMIZER: (active in voting) 3 $500 prizes
DURING-CAMPAIGN SPOT PRIZES: $100 each
12 OCT – 04 DEC: IDEATE & VISUALIZE (Enter ideas, comment, and vote.)
09 NOV – 04 DEC: EXPERT REVIEW (Weekly batches of top-voted ideas will be assessed by our panel of experts, on a rolling basis.)
JANUARY 2016: JURY REVIEW AND WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT (A final round of review will take place to choose the winning ideas.)