Amazon powered event invites young Zimbos to showcase their entrepreneurial skills



Impact Hub Harare is inviting budding young and outstanding entrepreneurs to apply for the 19th edition of Founders Live Harare.

Founders Live has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide an incredible offer for local start-ups.

The event will be hosted on the 18th of March 2022 as Impact Hub Harare kick starts the year on an exceptional note by unearthing entrepreneurs who are tackling societal and environmental issues.

The short listed companies or ideas for this event will receive $5,000 credit towards their web hosting on Amazon while the winner will receive an additional $5,000 of AWS credit, incubation package at Impact Hub Harare which entails access to mentors, advisors, global networks and interested investors and a chance to pitch at Founders Live Prime in front of a global audience.

Participants have only 99 seconds to pitch their ideas.

“Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the globe where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience,” the company said.

Applicants are drawn from companies or entrepreneurs that are in line with any of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

” Is your business in line with any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals? If yes then you are the one we are looking for: apply here before 21 February 2022.”

After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award but recognition from the crowd as well as the opportunity to talk more about their product or service.

Start-ups that have successfully gone through the Founders Live programme include The Housing Hub, Greenworks Solutions, Amigo Solutions, Enys Treats, Farmhut, YuPlan, Tuverl, Yaita and Bizani to name a few.

Click here to apply to take part in this exciting, fun and memorable event –


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