The Visa Everywhere Initiative for the first time will take place in Sub Saharan Africa. The final event will kick-off from 7th July this year. Johannesburg, South Africa will host the Visa Everywhere Initiative event. The deadline for the application process is on 18th May 2018. The event will give the African startups a chance to win up to $ 50,000 investment funding. Additionally, it will enable the participants to get technical support. This will be obtained through partnering with the Visa’s stakeholders.
The main agenda of the Visa Everywhere Initiative comprises of fostering financial inclusion. Other goal is mobilizing business ecosystem and partners to accept digital payment. The initiative will also sensitize the entrepreneurs to adopt e-commerce.
The program is open to all fin-tech startups across Africa. The top three winners will take home prize worth $25,000 each. Moreover, the most innovative startup will receive extra benefits. Some of the benefits will include mentoring support and further investment funding. However, the additional benefits are subject to the panelists’ agreement.
The Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is an open global innovative program. The initiative will help the startup ecosystem to embrace the use of Visa systems. The program will allow the entrepreneurs to accelerate broader business ideas. Furthermore, the initiative will solve the startups’ problems and enhances regional business worldwide. Click here to apply today before the deadline