Zimbabwe Young ICT players from the Midlands to Matabeleland yesterday converged at Holiday inn as they get prepped up for the pitch night, towards the Potraz driven, ICT Fund Innovation fund.
Various projects and prototypes were being discussed as the young tech players were being prepped on to how to pitch, brand and set their next big project for the lime light, as Zimbabwe government creates the stage to promote local app and ICT solutions.
>Yesterday saw basic pitching and coaching techniques on how to brand, market and develop a business model that can take your product to the next stage towards commercialization, with key points like, Who is the market, How unique is the product and how profitable is it going to be.
All the nation’s mobile and fixed network operators who are the contributors of the funds through the USF, are also here present to witness the next best thing to come out of Zimbabwe.
A team of adjudicators and panelists will tonight seat before the young entrepreneurs to select the creme de la creme of the province, at an event which will set the tone to support Zimbabwe’s most finest apps.
The ICT minister Hon Supa Mandiwanzira is set to officiate the event later on in the day, before the young tech players battle it out through the night . five top most outstanding ideas or prototypes will finally pitch for the delagation.