Apply to become an AMPIONEER!
Business people, designers and coders – we want you!
Ampion is looking for the best candidates to fill the buses this year. If you are passionate about developing new ideas or creating new businesses, this is the perfect trip. Spend a week with other incredible creators looking to build something great as part of a brilliant road trip.
AMPION Venture Bus is calling for applications for its five road trips this year. A global fellowship program to be launched with tech partners Afrilabs and VC4Africa.
AMPION Venture Bus brings together young African change-makers and tech experts from all over the world to turn business ideas into real projects. During a 5-day competition and road trip, the “Ampioneers” create start-ups and develop innovative solutions to local challenges.
In 2014 AMPION Venture Bus will hit the road in fifteen African countries between September and November – along the West African coast, in the East African Community, in the Maghreb, and once again in Southern Africa.
From IT specialists to web designers to creative entrepreneurs, 160 participants a re expected to get on board during this second edition. Online applications are open to all from July 2 . A s key actors of economic change in Africa, young women are highly encouraged to apply. There will also be limited room on the buses for journalists
The best startups from the buses will be flown to Abidjan for a major entrepreneurial conference in November. Co-organised with HEC, one of the top business schools in the world, this new conference will expose our Ampioneers to an international audience.
Being an Ampioneer means you can collaborate with people with skills you don’t have. Have a great idea but lack the technical ability to get it done? Meet coders. Have you developed a great product but don’t know how to take it to market? Meet entrepreneurs. Wish you could present a beautiful business idea with the style it deserves? Meet designers.
Start a successful business with Ampion. Apply now.
Buses are running from September to December 2014
West Africa 1: 19.09.2014 – 25.09.2014
West Africa 2: 26.10.2014 – 01.11.2014
East Africa: October 2014
Southern Africa: November 2014
North Africa: December 2014
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