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WHAT IS PITCH NIGHT?
Pitch Night is a platform which provides entrepreneurs and those with a business idea the opportunity to pitch their concept to an audience & an experienced judging panel. Entrepreneurs share a holistic view of their business model to the Namibian start-up community, allowing them to not only demonstrate their innovative capabilities, but also to market their (potential) business, network & secure partnerships and solicit feedback & advice.

BACKGROUND:

For entrepreneurship & innovation to play the crucial role that they can in creating jobs & growing our economy, Namibia needs to develop a new breed of disruptors – entrepreneurs who can radically bring value & growth to their community. These entrepreneurs – if they are to create value, jobs & ultimately economic growth – need an entrepreneurial ecosystem to thrive. Entrepreneurial ecosystems facilitate the creation of environments conducive to growth, networking & collaboration. They further encourage innovation.

PURPOSE & SIGNIFICANCE:

This is why Pitch Night is so crucial. It is a key networking asset of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Namibia. Networking assets are defined as ‘community-building & skill-training events, collaborative spaces and networking of mentors, which co-exist to sustain these communities’.

Increases desirability & confidence in pursuing entrepreneurship; Provides pitch-practice to entrepreneur; Entrepreneur becomes a Role-model. Opportunities for entrepreneurs to become success stories, inspirations & role models; Links to markets, investors, partners, customers, suppliers, business support services and capacity developers through PN.


APPLY TO PITCH:

Click the button below and fill in the application form to pitch.

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