The Entrepreneurship World Cup: USD 1M in cash prizes

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Connections, investment opportunities, mentorship, or a community of founders and startup champions… The Entrepreneurship World Cup has it all.
A total of USD 1M in cash prizes, plus resources to help grow your business, are up for grabs in the 2022 competition.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is one of the biggest and most diverse startup pitch competitions and support programs of its kind, featuring more than 370,000 entrepreneurs from over 200 countries and offering winners life-changing prizes.

Since launching in 2019, the EWC has awarded $3 million in cash prizes, $150 million in in-kind prizes and provided opportunities for entrepreneurs at all levels – from idea stage to scale-up – to reach the next stage in their journey by providing them with free access to world class training and resources, enhancing their visibility, and working to connect them to mentors and investors.

Every year, more than 100 partners from the global innovation entrepreneurship ecosystem join this program to organize pitch competitions around the world and select national champions.

All global finalists have access to EWC Accelerates, where more than 5,000 hours of curated content are available upon demand, one to one mentorships sessions, and the top startups get membership into the GEN Starters Club – a peer-to-peer community with more than 300 members.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is co-hosted by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and Monsha’at with support from a number of strategic partners including One Valley, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and more.

The competition was conceived by the Misk Global Forum in 2019 and developed in conjunction with GEN. The EWC brand is used with permission from the Misk Foundation.

Applications are open until Sept. 5 (exceptions apply)* for the Entrepreneurship World Cup , a life-changing opportunity to grow your entrepreneurial skills and take your passion project, startup, or scale up to the next level.

*Deadlines vary by country. Find the deadline for your region here

Apply here.

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