The event celebrated the culmination of the rigorous mentoring and coaching programme which is nurturing start-ups to build and grow their ideas.
Twenty entrepreneurs had been shortlisted as finalists for the Entrepreneurship Studio 2021-2022 first cohort and concluded stages of mentoring sessionswith access to experts supporting themthrough all stages of growth anddevelopment. Having undergone 14-weeks of coaching, the “Demo Day”demonstrated their journeys and products to a distinguished panel.
SLT-MOBITEL, as the tech leader of the nation focused on developing digital infrastructure, established the Entrepreneurship Studio to serve as the focal point for the local start-up ecosystem. The ongoing programme is SLT-MOBITEL’s commitment to bolster and motivatetech start-ups and entrepreneurs across key sectors towards innovative technology and digital transformation.
The programme launched in May, attracted 200 applications. The selected 20 entrepreneurshave participated incomprehensiveseminarsessions, workshops and boot-camps, and received mentorship and coaching, all aimed at helping these young entrepreneurs to materialize their ideas.
During the sessions, the participants were provided valuable insights on a broad range of topics including marketing, infrastructure and technology, strategy, legal, prospects on local and global markets etc to convey the necessary entrepreneurial knowledge necessary.
The expertise of SLT-MOBITEL and externalpersonnel contributed as resourcepanellists offering mentoring support.
With the success of the first Entrepreneurship Studiostart-up programme, SLT-MOBITEL has set in motion plans to organise the event for another cohort next year too. Interested start-ups are advised to await details on applying for the programme.