Mentorship And Coaching

The foundation works with a pool of professional coaches from different sectors. Youth will be given an opportunity to register with the foundation and will be assigned a personal mentor/coach. Under the direction and advice of seasoned experts; the program will facilitate professional growth and development of new skills

Youth Alive Speed Pitch

Concept:

This year the Youth Alive Seminar brings a new feature to the event, an opportunity for young entrepreneurs to pitch in front of investors for a chance to have a cash injection towards expansion of their businesses. This will be open to 100 businesses which will be reduced to 50 that shall go through a training program to ultimately have only 10 businesses participate on the 3 minutes pitch at the grand finale to be held on the day of the seminar

Recruitment criteria

-Citizens of Botswana

-Open to youth between 18 and 35 years

-company should have been actively operating for 24 months or more

-Should have had exciting customers in the last 24 months

-Have traceable financial records from the last 12 months

-have a 3 years expansion plan for the business

Synopsis

100 applications will be open to the public to submit their business profiles and motivation to why they would like to pitch. From the 100 only 50 businesses will be awarded tickets which allow the business owner/representative entry into the 2 day training program which its aim it to help the participants package well their pitch for presentation.  Day 2 of this program will see the 50 businesses pitch to a panel experts whom will cut down the list to only 10 businesses which will make it to the grand final and be awarded an opportunity to pitch in front of a live audience.

Competition is only open to ticket holders for the Youth Alive Seminar and tickets can be bought via webtickets or at youth alive foundation offices

If you want to participate, download the forms below

  1. Youth Alive Speed terms and conditions
  2. Youth Alive Speed Pitch Application Form