Applications are now open for the MTN Solution Space e-Track Programme 2019. The Solution Space E-Track programme is a new-venture acceleration programme designed to support individuals or teams to build scalable businesses and also, designed to target different age groups and stakeholders. Moreover, the programme is for high impact potential individuals, aspiring entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs, and also, a platform for corporate partners to engage and collaborate (including specific research and development agendas). Individuals either become entrepreneurs of their scale-ups or can join a team to provide expertise.
- MTN INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP
Selected startups will gain access to MTN APIs, MTN Service Delivery Platform, MTN technical experts and also, mentors to provide feedback and guidance and a package of support from technology partners.
- FEEDBACK & GUIDANCE
Scaleups receive valuable feedback and guidance from their team and a network of experienced mentors and industry partners. Further, Teams also have access to the Solution Space’s network of GSB alumni and corporate partners.
- CAPACITY BUILDING
They apply a learning-by-doing approach. Further, at workshops and clinics, scaleups learn founder fundamentals and core skills focused on moving the business forward. Scaleups apply what they learn through practical outcomes from each session.
- CO-WORKING & COMMUNITY
They focus on building a vibrant community of entrepreneurs and offer a calendar of regular events designed to increase a team’s knowledge and also, expand their network. they prioritize peer learning and mentoring through access to their co-working space and regular office hours.
- ADVISORY SERVICES
Access to pro-bono partners and a network of consultants to support with specialist expertise e.g. legal, HR, digital user experience, venture capital.
- Open to University of Cape Town & UCT Graduate School of Business current students & alumni
- Further, Innovation-driven and high impact startups with global potential
- High-impact individuals (talent)
- Likewise, can be in an individual or a team of at least 2 members (with at least one GSB or Commerce student/alumni)
- Must have MVP
• Applicants submit online application by 23 August 2019.
• Complete 5 weeks Venture Launch Programme at the UCT Graduate School of Business