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AB InBev’s Beer Garage Budstart 2021 for African Entrepreneurs

Apply for the AB InBev’s Beer Garage Budstart 2021 for African Entrepreneurs.

Application Deadline: 4th June 2021

About the Award: BudStart is Accelerator program of Beer Garage with focus on Global Fintech, APAC and Africa ecosystems.  We aim to solve complex business problems through co-innovation/plug & play implementation model partnering with the best-in-class startups from across the globe. We’re looking for game changers from all over the world who are willing to disrupt, put their talents to the test, and push the boundaries of innovation.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Selection Criteria:

  • Ability to demonstrate the business value & scalability of the solution
  • Readiness to expand to new geographical regions
  • Experience with CPGs particularly alcohol/beverages segment would be an added advantage
  • Innovative Commercial models: OPEX, Gain Share, Lease, etc.
  • Strong product roadmap

Eligible Countries: African countries

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • You will be eligible for Paid Engagement with milestone payments and paid Proof of Concepts (POCs) up to $50,000
  • You’ll have access to key executives in our global markets with the potential to explore expansion opportunities and have referrals to other corporate partners
  • You’ll have opportunities to upscale to an Enterprise Grade Product as well as deployment in a live environment. We will assist in the co-creation of a product roadmap
  • You’ll have access to key ABI leaders and SMEs for functional knowledge, as well as opportunities to attend Beer Garage’s exclusive industry mentor sessions
  • You’ll have possible opportunities for investment with exposure and recommendation to our VC network/partners as well as opportunity within ABI’s ecosystem with Z Tech and ZX Ventures
  • You’ll be eligible to access free credits from our partners – AWS and Freshworks. You’ll also have access to all Beer Garage events and other trainings on design thinking, cracking corporate deals, etc

How to Apply: Prepare your pitch deck to attach in the application form. It should include the following:

  • Problem you are solving
  • Proposed solution
  • USP/Differentiator amongst other solutions in the market
  • Case Studies – Success stories with other clients
  • Value Proposition for ABI • Commercial Model
  • Scalability Approach • Clientele
  • Team Credentials

Apply here


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