Mobile app entrepreneurs from 31 countries will compete in the VentureOut Challenge to enter the Dragon’s Den in Chisinau, Moldova, during an international mobile meeting organized by infoDev of the World Bank. The goal is internationalization of their mobile applications – entering new countries, continents or going global with their amazing apps.
Stakes are high: $10,000 seed funding; Mentorship with international and regional mobile experts; Dragon’s Den exposition in Chisinau, Moldova; and TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Scholarship to Berlin.
Entrepreneurs will prove themselves through sharing their apps’ current success and potential and plans for future growth into new markets. If you want to know more, you can check the rules and apply for the competition.
VentureOut is an initiative to propel expansion-ready mobile entrepreneurs into international markets. The program will run from August to November 2013 and will help hundreds of entrepreneurs through hands-on training, virtual learning opportunities, mentorship, international exposure, and seed funding. Entrepreneurs will come from local technology community partners located in six countries: Armenia, Kenya, Macedonia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa. This program reaches out to the community of entrepreneurs and also identifies advanced entrepreneurs during the mobile app competition – applications accepted until September 2, 2013. The top 9 entrepreneurs from the competition will meet in Moldova this October 30-31, 2013 for the Dragon’s Den, a pitching exposition to compete for $10,000 in seed funding. One selected VentureOut entrepreneur will also be attending TechCrunch’s Disrupt Europe event in Berlin this October 26-29.