All the 20 finalists will receive training on how to pitch project ideas to financiers/ investors and project development. They will also receive legal and advisory services through business forums to aid in formulating their business plans.
The finalists will be provided with a forum to present their ideas to top CEOs, MDs and investors. Their ideas will also be showcased in a special pullout in the Business Daily and their interviews and presentations aired on a special brodcast on NTV.
The Business Daily will award a cash prize of USD 3,000 to the best idea in the Media category. In addition to that, Kenyatta University will provide business incubation at their Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre to the top idea of their choosing.
Winners in the Agribusiness, Renewable Energy, and Water & Sanitation categories will receive services worth USD 30,000 to commercialize their ideas and where necessary, a proof of concept grant of USD 25,000 from the Kenya Climate Innovation Center
His Smart Jacket transmits signals from the motorcycles using radio waves with the direction the biker wants to take.
Mr Mativo created E-Lab Sanitation along with his brother to clean the environment and offer employment to unemployed youth.
His social innovation aims at curbing road carnage by putting the power to act in the hands of passengers via their smartphones.