Entrepreneurs’ Organisation offers student CEOs chance to win $20k


Global entrepreneurship community the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) is offering student CEOs the chance to win US$20,000 by entering its GSEA Global competition.

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) has over 11,000 members in more than 50 countries, and has a mission of engaging leading entrepreneurs to help them learn and grow.

Through the GSEA Global competition it is looking for top undergraduate student entrepreneurs from across the world – including Africa – to apply to participate in the 2016 global programme initiative in Bangkok, Thailand in May 2016.

“This prestigious programme provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students to showcase their business, while connecting with like-minded peers and networking with CEOs of the world’s fastest growing businesses,” EO said.

Selected students CEOs will travel to Bangkok on an all-expenses-paid trip to compete against other innovative students from around the world. The overall winner of the competition will walk away with US$20,000 in prize money.

Applications close on January 15, with applicants required to be an undergraduate at a recognised university or college in the 2016 academic year, owner, founder or controlling shareholder of their company, and principally responsible for its operation.

The student’s company must be generating revenue and have been operational for the past six consecutive months.


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