Orange Corners is the spot where young university students have access to everything they need to get their ideas off the paper and make their dreams come true. Here, you will discover the entrepreneur in you, to redefine the future. You will gain more self-confidence, gain access to the knowledge, tools and resources to leverage your business ideas. You will be connected to a network of entrepreneurs, the market and new opportunities.
All this is possible thanks to the partnerships between Orange Corners and local, national and international parties such as universities, governments en established companies.
Orange Corners is managed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency at the request of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We work closely together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and local partners in each programme country. More information on the partners we work with in each country can be found via ï¿½Where we workï¿½.
What are the benefits of this programme for me?
For now, the programme will take place virtually due to the pandemic.
This program will not only provide the foundational entrepreneurial knowledge, tools and resources needed to transform an idea into a business but will also make available the networks and support needed for sustainable growth of the business.
There is a variety of benefits the program will offer you of which the most important ones are:
• Enterprise Management Training
• Business Incubation & Advisory Services
• Funding for prototype development & testing
•Mentorship & Coaching
In order to meet the selection criteria you must be
• An aspiring entrepreneurs from South-Africa
• Between 18-35 years old
• Have a validated innovative business concept, not more than <2 years old
• The product or service relates to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Budding entrepreneurs will be selected based on the:
• Social Impact
• Clarity of Market
• Sustainability & Scalability of the business idea
• Competence of the entrepreneur/team
For more details, visit Orange Corners website.