Awethu Project, Hyundai and 702 have partnered to launch a start-up competition with massive prizes.
Up for grabs is a Hyundai commercial vehicle, a 24-week start-up incubation and training programme to the value of R45 000 plus R50 000 cash towards your business.
702's John Robbie spoke to CEO and co-founder of Awethu Project, Yusuf Randera-Rees regarding the details of the competition.
Visit startup.702.co.za for more details and enter the competition.
Listen to the interview below:
We help entrepreneurs, from spaza shop owners all the way to black industrialists and white companies looking to transform to do what they need to do.— Yusuf Randera-Rees, Awethu Project co-founder
Randera-Less emphasised the importance of providing support for start-ups to stimulate the economy and create jobs.
There isn't a lot of support for start-ups in South Africa. There's a lot of support for established businesses.— Yusuf Randera-Rees, Awethu Project co-founder
The start-up businesses need to have been trading for less than 36 months and have generated an income of at least R30 000 and not more than R600 000.
What we are looking for is entrepreneurs who are trying to solve interesting and exciting problems.— Yusuf Randera-Rees, Awethu Project co-founder