The SAB KickStart competition is an exciting youth entrepreneurship programme run by SAB (Pty) Ltd, aimed at inculcating a culture of entrepreneurship among black youth between the ages 18-35.
It achieves this by providing intensive business skills training, business development support and mentorship and a chance to win a share of R3 million worth of grant funding. The competition further affords the winner an opportunity to network and be exposed to various forums locally and internationally, levering the SABMiller footprint and value chain. The competition is a unique and impactful opportunity for black young entrepreneurs to take their businesses to the next level.
“I realised that my idea was not just an idea and that a big brand was willing to endorse it. Programmes like SAB KickStart need to multiply.” (Nobulali Dangazele)
Winning the competition, will give you the opportunity to sharpen your entrepreneurial skills, receive the best training and expand the capacity of your business.
SAB KickStart is serious about youth business and we believe that success is a way of thinking.
So take that bold step and APPLY NOW.
The South African Breweries (SAB) youth entrepreneurship development programme, SAB KickStart, has attracted more than 700 applications from young and aspiring entrepreneurs across South Africa. During the month of June, SAB called on South African entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 years to enter their business or business idea into the programme. Successful entrants stand to win grant funding for their business of between R30 000 and R250 000 from a total pool of R3.2 million.
The Wits Business School(Centre for Entrepreneurship) offering a course that will provide an entrepreneur with skills, practical tools and techniques, as well as valuable networks. The Opportunity Search and Evaluation course is a perfect 'opportunity' for an aspiring entrepreneur who is at the early-stage or an unemployed graduate who has a business idea or working to develop an idea.
For more information, contact Lindy Mataboge (+2711 717 3833) or alternatively Download the Application form.
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In 2007, Antonio Pooe was announced as the regional SAB KickStart winner, walking away with a grant that was valued at R90 000 and six months of business skill support and mentoring.