The Entrepreneur 2014 Entries Now Open!


We are proud to announce that entries to The Entrepreneur 2014 are now open! The 2013 Entrepreneur winners have already begun enjoying their spoils and implementing their business plans and the training they received through the Entrepreneur program with their assigned chamber accredited mentors. Do not miss the chance to be part of The Entrepreneur 2014 to win even bigger prizes and be part of an even more invaluable training program.



In 2014 the contestants will be taken through 19 weeks of invaluable business modelling training endorsed by the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and USA-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which includes group and one-on-one mentorship with chamber accredited mentors with invaluable business experience. At the end of the program the contestants will be equipped with a business plan to grow their business sustainably as well as a certificate of completion for a UKZN-endorsed program. Each contestant will also receive money towards their business’ marketing and CI and will get to showcase their businesses at our annual Entrepreneur Exhibition to funders and the public at large.



The Entrepreneur 2014 will focus on innovation, resourcefulness, and integrated mentoring. We are looking for creative minds who are passionate, hardworking and determined and have a business that exhibits innovation, growth potential, uniqueness, and sustainability. Applicants also need to have an existing business with a turnover of less than R1million, which they have been operating on a full time basis for at least 12 months prior to application.



If this sounds like you, apply now and don’t miss the chance to win prizes to the value of more than R500 000 for you and your business! If this sounds like someone you know, don’t let them miss the opportunity!



Entry forms are available at Ballito Lifestyle Centre, Stanger Library, KwaDukuza Youth Centre, Sangweni Tourism Office, the Ilembe Chamber Office, or online at Entries close on the 14th of March 2014.



Click here for The Entrepreneur 2014 application form



Thank You to The Entrepreneur 2014 sponsors