November 29, 2014 – CAN will organize the #YouCAN pitch competition at GICAM in Douala, Cameroon in partnership with Sanaga Ventures, VC4Africa, and ActivSpaces. The competition is open to all startups based in Cameroon.
The following prizes will be awarded:
Best Overall Project: the winner of the Best Overall Project will receive 500,000 CFA Francs in cash, $5,000 USD in debt financing, and up to 20 million CFA of follow on investment over the following 12 months. Winner will also receive professional coaching and technical assistance.
Best Presentation: the winner of the Best Presentation will receive 300.000 CFA Francs in cash and up to 5 million CFA Francs of follow on investment over the following 12 months. Winner will also receive professional coaching for 12 months
Special Prize from the Public: this prize will be awarded based on popular support from attendees at the #YouCAN event. The winner of the public’s special prize will receive 200.000 CFA Francs in cash and professional coaching for 12 months.