The Green City Startup 2017 Timeline: Dates to be confirmed

Month 1:

  • Call for proposals (opening soon)
  • Proposals must be submitted via the online entry form only
  • The form will be available once the call for proposals open

Month 2:

  • Top 60 ideas selected, mentoring workshops and proposal refinement
  • Top 20 selected, further pitch preparation workshops

Month 3:

  • Live pitch to an Awards Panel, Top 8 finalists selected

Month 4-7:

  • Top 8 receives R150k in funding to meet prototype milestones
  • Evaluation of “minimum viable product” by Awards Panel

Month 8/9

  • Final pitch to the Awards Panel, awarding half-a-million rand in funding to the winner

 

Additional information:

  • Workshops will take place after hours
  • Judges are external consisting of academia, venture capitalists and successful business owners
  • All entries are treated as confidential
  • All judges, staff and Top 60 participants will sign Non-Disclosure Agreements to protect the ideas that are submitted