Leopards Lair Business Competition

Leopards lair

Leopards Lair Business Competition

 

We are looking for INNOVATIVE business ideas or product inventions from our undergraduate and post-graduate students!

Think critically, creative and solution-based!

FIRSTLY: Watch our online training!

Enter your UNIQUE idea, product, or invention.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF TOP 20 PER CAMPUS: 31 May 2021

 

 

 

The annual Leopards Lair competition encourages and supports student entrepreneurs across the three campuses of the North-West University (NWU) and Vaal University of Technology (VUT) to become future employers and henceforth job creators by embracing the value of entrepreneurship as a career choice.

Undergraduate and postgraduate entrepreneurs are invited to submit their innovative business ideas.

The purpose of this competition is to identify the top student entrepreneurs, showcase their business ideas, give a kickstart to their businesses by providing seed funding, mentorship and coaching. 

The Process

 

 

Round 1: Idea generation & concept (Competition entry)
– Top 80 entrants  to proceed to round 2
– Announcement of top 20 per campus: 31 May

 

 

Round 2: Business model canvas and financial feasibility
– Top 40 entrants per campus to proceed to round 3

 

 

Round 3: Pitching your business
– Top 20 overall to progress to round 4

 

 

Round 4: Final presentations on all business aspects to an independent panel of business leaders. Announcement of winners.

 

 

For more information

Undergraduates please contact:

Annelie Steenkamp

Telephone: 
+27(0) 16 910 3393
 

Postgraduates please contact:

Doret Kruger

Telephone: 
082 927 0503
E-mail:

Doret.Kruger@nwu.ac.za

 

Kgaugelo Maripane

E-mail:

Kgaugelo.maripane@nwu.ac.za