Launch48 brings it’s 48 hour entrepreneurship event to Cape Town.
On the 17th May, held at the Bandwidth Barn, a Launch48 Weekend event for entrepreneurs to get together and build a completely new online or app based business in just 48 hours.
Kicking off on the evening of Friday 17th May 2013 the attendees will be given the opportunity to pitch their ideas, create teams, consume plenty of pizza before being guided through a busy weekend spent learning what it takes to launch an online startup. Prize giving and judging will happen on Sunday 19th March 2013. Mentors will be on hand to support attendees, offering guidance, support and ideas to help teams achieve the most they can in the short period of time. As well as access to mentors and business training all attendees are given a goodie bag of software and tools, valued at over £3,500 ($4,500) to help them in their mission to launch a startup.
If you have a great idea, you could win a ticket to Launch48 Weekend
We are giving one lucky person a ticket to pitch their idea at Launch48 Weekend in Cape Town. All you have to do is fill in the form below telling us what your awesome startup idea is. We will collect all the entries and the best idea wins. Winners will be announced on 3rd May 2013.
More about Launch48 Weekend
“Launch48 is a valuable part of the startup eco-system and anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur should look to attend. You will learn more in this 48 hour period than any other time in your career” said Simon Jenner, CEO of Oxygen Accelerator and regular Launch48 mentor. “We [Oxygen Accelerator] have invested in Launch48 attendees and startups created at Launch48 Weekend events as we know they have been forced to focus on what really matters in a startup.”
Launch48 run a range of events across 5 continents and previous Launch48 teams include Bluefields (Seedcamp & 500 Startups), Hipsnip (Springboard), Unifyo (Springboard), and WeWana:Play (Oxygen Accelerator). More information can be found at www.launch48.com.