We have always cried out that Zimbabwe has good ideas and strategies to make it happen, while funding has been pointed out as a major set back to progress.
Well there is just yet another opportunity by Dragon’s Den targeting Zimbabweans to pitch up their ideas to a Venture Capitalist (VC) willing to take up your idea if its worth the salt, then here is an opportunity.
From their main portal they only indicated, a very interesting clause which clearly distinguishes them from projects prying and stealing ideas, as they genuinely pose their values and unveil an opportunity to meet the next big in Zimbabwe.
You should give as much information as necessary to enable us to assess your business idea but should not disclose any information which is to be treated as commercial in confidence. You must not include details on any application or process which may be patentable unless you have secured the patent or this is pending – if you do disclose this it may invalidate any patent application you later make.
Dragons’ Den is a reality television format featuring entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas in order to secure investment finance from a panel of venture capitalists, Series in which budding entrepreneurs get three minutes to pitch their business ideas to five multi-millionaires willing to invest their own cash.