07 Jul Announcing New Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa Partner: Draper University
Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award was created as part of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa. The award seeks to celebrate student entrepreneurs that are making a significant impact in their communities in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Winners will stand a chance of joining the Fall 2019 DraperU Hero Training in Silicon Valley.
Draper University was founded by venture capitalist Tim Draper. At Draper University, you will go from an idea to a product ready to pitch to venture capital investors as you learn from top-tier venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. Past speakers have included Elon Musk (Tesla), Aaron Levie (Box), and Tony Hsieh (Zappos). Live and learn in Silicon Valley while building a strong network of life-long mentors and friends. Join 780+ alumni who have launched their own startups, raised $220+M in venture funding, and have sold their companies for multiple millions.
Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa is scheduled to be held at Ecobank Head office Accra from 22nd July to 24th July. Application to attend the event is now closed. To join the high-level conference on July 24, please get a ticket on Egoticket.
To learn more about the event or get a booth, contact the SFAN team via partnerships(at)sfanonline(dot)org
To learn more about DraperU Hero Training Program, click here.
Tom-Chris Emewulu is the Founder and President of Stars From All Nations, an education company that unlocks African youth’s potential through EPIC events and an immersive career accelerator called ReadyForWork.Africa. A business strategist and trainer, Tom-Chris enjoys helping entrepreneurs and rising professionals to be successful and has consulted for brands such as the MasterCard Foundation, GIZ, British Council, among others. He is the author of the classic self-help book Breaking the Limits. Forbes, DW, Business Insider, SABC, and other publications have featured his works. Tom-Chris is a thought leader on youth development, social entrepreneurship, technological innovation, and the future of work. You can find him on Social Media via @tomchrisemewulu.