Your Hustle,

Zim’s Future

The Value Creation Challenge (#VCCzw) is a nationwide opportunity supported by Eight2Five in partnership with Old Mutual Zimbabwe and British Council in Zimbabwe, aimed at supporting businesses and ideas that provide innovative and sustainable solutions to Zimbabwe’s socio-economic challenges.

TOP 100
Terms and Conditions
“Today is the beginning of the rest of your Life. You are the pilot of your life. Lock in your destination; take off to it, from where you are.”
– Vimal Shah
BIDCO, Kenya
Dragon’s Den Starts Soon…

We need your ideas, your strategies and your passion. In return, we’ll help you make your vision a reality!

How to Enter
  • Identify a #VCCzw Pillar

  • Click ‘APPLY’ and fill in the form with as much detail as you can

  • Read through, accept the T&Cs and click ‘SUBMIT’

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful entries.

CHALLENGE 

PILLARS

Data-Analytics

DATA ANALYTICS

Does your idea have the ability to improve economic and social inclusion through data analytics?

Climate-Actipn

CLIMATE ACTION

Do you have bold, innovative solutions to combat the impacts of Climate Change?

Young-Funky

YOUNG AND FUNKY

Do you have a great idea for a socially & economically inclusive product or service for the Zimbabwe youth market?

Architecture-Design

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

Do you have a creative idea that intersects between economy, culture, technology and social?

Emerging-tech

EMERGING TECH

Can your idea transform business through emerging technologies?

PLUS…

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
The top ten ideas/businesses will unlock access to top mentoring from industry specialists.
OFFICE SPACE
The top ten ideas/businesses will also be allocated rent-free office space at the Eight2Five hub for a period of six(6) months.
RELATIONSHIP BANKER
The top three (3) ideas/businesses will be allocated a dedicated CABS relationship banker free of charge*.

Top 100

TOP 100 IDEAS IN THE FIRST EVER VALUE CREATION CHALLENGE

Top 50

TOP 50 IDEAS IN THE FIRST EVER VALUE CREATION CHALLENGE

Timelines

1 Aug 2019

Application platform opens

30 September 2019

Application platform closes

18 Oct 2019

Top one hundred projects shortlisting

25 Oct 2019

Top 50 Dragon’s Den

08/11-13 Nov 2019

Top 25 projects selection & bootcamp

14 – 15 Nov 2019

Top 10 jury/pitch days

  • We believe that over the long-term, creating shared values within our societies is the most sustainable way to improve livelihoods.

  • Data driven solutions will help address socio-economic issues and improve society as a whole. This journey starts with transformation of how we do business through digital solutions, accessing skills, technically assisting each other in our communities

Meet our team

We focus on creating clean, modern & responsive interfaces that not only look good but also work great.

Justin Hammer
FOUNDER & CEO
Jessica Jones
DATA SCIENTIST
Barbara
DEVELOPER
Natalie
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
Jason Roy
DEVELOPER
John Doe   
SALES & MARKETING

Have an idea? 

Enter the Challenge 

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THANK YOU

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