The Uganda Startup Cup

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StartUp Cup is a proven business acceleration program having run over 208 times in over 72 countries since 2012. Organizers of a StartUp Cup are equipped with a turn-key system that includes: Website, judging and coaching module, online tools, step-by-step guide, self-guided design thinking tools, marketing templates and StartUp Cookbook. Business builders competing in a StartUp Cup are transformed into investment ready businesses as they build their business or take an existing one to the next level during the 6 – 7 month judging and mentoring driven Challenge.

Sectors that benefit from a StartUp Cup Challenge Include:

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The Uganda  StartUp Cup business model competition is open to all including youth & women led business ideas. Entrepreneurs who compete in the Uganda StartUp Cup are rewarded for turning their idea into a viable business, going to market quickly, testing assumptions, and modifying their business model as they learn what drives customers and revenue. Entrepreneurs of the Uganda StartUp Cup do not have to be experts at creating polished documents or accounting wizards. Instead what they lack in experience, they make up for in passion and dedication to achieve their dream.

For some facts about StartUp Cup.

The event organizers of Uganda StartUp Cup are passionate about seeing regular people realize their dreams by starting and building their own businesses.

The way startups are being built is rapidly changing. Today, entrepreneurs are rewarded for going to market fast, securing customers, and generating revenue as quickly as possible. Our focus is to facilitate this process.

We believe that investing in the business leaders of today and tomorrow is vital for our long term economic sustainability, that Entrepreneurs are the hero’s of our time, fostering an increase in creativity, imagination, and innovation. The Uganda StartUp Cup is a tribute to the dreamers, doers, and visionaries of our community.

What’s your big idea? Go ahead and unleash it today !