Applications for the MISK Global Forum Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) 2019 are open. The Entrepreneurship World Cup is more than just a global pitch competition with a shot at life-changing prizes.

With 100,000 entrants from around the world, EWC elevates entrepreneurs – providing them with tools and resources to grow their ventures. It doesn’t matter how far the entrepreneurs have gone – idea-stage, early-stage, growth-stage or beyond – EWC is all out to put them on the right course. Leverage world-class content in the EWC Accelerator to unleash ideas, hone pitching skills and engage with a global network of mentors. And, oh yeah, compete for those life-changing prizes, together with business opportunities and investment.

Benefits

The value proposition of EWC is all about the entire experience – training, resources, connections, mentorship and more. But on top of that, they’ve got a great number of impactful prizes – up to $5 million in total – with dozens of cash prizes, investment opportunities and awesome resources and perks from their leading partners.

Eligibility

Open to entrepreneurs at all stages, everywhere around the globe.

Stages of Participation

Stage 1: Accelerate 1 (February – May 2019)

Startups are put through a series of education and virtual training opportunities to sharpen their skills around areas such as customer & industry knowledge; personal & team skills; creativity & problem solving, and business acumen.

Stage 2: National Competition (May – June 2019)

Competitions happening simultaneously in 100 countries at the national level, virtually & live events. 100 winning teams from 100 countries are awarded with prizes and advance to

Stage 3: Accelerate 2 (July – September 2019)

National winners are put through a combination of virtual training sessions and direct, one to- one mentorship to prepare them for the Global Finals.

Stage 4: Global Finals (November 2019)

Global finalists are put through live training sessions, network with potential investors and compete on stage for prizes and support services.

Stage 5: Post-EWC Support

All national winners are enrolled in the Starters Club, providing a global peer network, mentorship and other support services to help members reach their full potential. Other partners may be engaged to provide post-EWC support.

Application

Deadline for submission of application isn’t specified, however, interested applicants could apply online.


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