About the EthioSpur Competition:
EDC is proud to announce its newest initiative to promote and support emerging entrepreneurs, the EthioSpur Business Plan Competition.
The EthioSpur Business Plan Competition is designed to provide passionate entrepreneurs with the opportunity to expand and scale their business. The competition is open to any existing businesses, no matter how big or small, and is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to chart new beginnings and spur their business success even further.
Grand Winners: The top three winners of the competition, Ethiopia’s most promising entrepreneurs, will win a monetary grant to take their business to the next level:
1st prize: ETB 300,000
2nd prize: ETB 220,000
3rd prize: ETB 140,000
Finalists: The top 20 entrepreneurs will be commended as Ethiopia’s Businesses to Watch and given the following award in business promotion and publicity. The businesses will be showcased on EBS Television, and on the EDC website for a period of one year, as finalists of the EthioSpur Business Plan Competition.
Semi-Finalists: The top 100 entrepreneurs will offered fast-track assistance and access to lending institutions for credit opportunities to support their businesses.
How to Apply:
The competition is currently accepting applications until January 1, 2020.
You can also complete an online application: Click here
Directions and eligibility can be found in the application guidelines; English , Amharic, Afaan Oromo, Tirgina in Please be sure to carefully read the application guidelines prior to completing the application form.
Applications will be reviewed by a team of experts and a thorough due diligence process will be undertaken for all winners.
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Be a part of this journey with EDC to spur your business and personal success. We hope to receive your application soon!
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