Young Visionist workshop programme enabling digital entrepreneurs

Enabling Digital Entrepreneurs 

The Program was launched to fast-track African Digital business start-ups and develop a unique digital solution that provides employment solutions.

The initiative will be based entirely in Africa, and will offer inexperienced and experienced digital entrepreneurs hands-on and direct access to Young Visionist platform, which will help them develop, access and implement their digital ideas.

The first Workshop Program will start in Pretoria South Africa. It will interact directly with new digital entrepreneurs in South Africa, as well as offer support and software tools to help build sustainable and scalable digital business ideas for the rest of Africa.

The initiative will be the first of its kind to be established. The programme will be accepting applications for its first onsite and online workshop, beginning in mid-2018.
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Applications are open to digital entrepreneurs from Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the programme which will see Young Visionist providing free support, digital working space and public relations support, as well as access to business experts within those countries.

Young Visionist had been looking for ways to contribute and get more involved in African Digital businesses and help unemployed individual’s setup digital businesses. With an increasingly favourable digital business ideas and abundance of unique technology ideas coming out of the continent, the time was right to begin equipping Africans to become more digital inclined.

With the aid of other organizations and businesses, Young Visionist hopes to combine its efforts to create ideas that tackle everything from digital healthcare services, digital education and e-commerce and use these solutions to create digital employment. This will help digital entrepreneur’s monetise their products/services and gain access to a market of global users.

It is now time for us to open opportunities to more African ideas: We are looking forward to welcoming the first Digital Entrepreneurs and continuing to work together to drive innovation within Africa.

“We’re very serious about digital empowerment and job creation”

While the programme is currently due to begin in South Africa, success in this first stage of the project will lead to expansion into the rest of the other African countries.

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