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uMlazi Mega City is planting the seed of entrepreneurship in uMlazi with their innovative incubation programme.

To play its part in economic renewal in the city, uMlazi Mega City (UMC) is going all out to creating jobs as well as support and incubate local start-ups via an exciting competition.

They are looking for entrepreneurs with exciting new retail ideas to apply, and then one lucky winner stands to win the opportunity to win space at the mall for a year (rent free), professional business consulting and social media package start-up package as well as mentoring and advice on how to register their new business. Together, the package is worth more than a whopping R300 000.

The competition is open to those up and coming entrepreneurs’ residing  within the uMlazi, Lamontville community or a 15km radius of uMlazi Mega City.

Entrepreneurs need to be over 18 and must submit a copy of their South African ID, an innovative start up business proposal, visuals of the product/s and a profile which illustrates why you should win this once in a lifetime business start-up opportunity.

Remember, we want to know all about your business, the growth and potential job creation opportunities as well as the scale of your business idea.

Once UMC know all about your exciting new business concept, they can begin design your unique kiosk which will be positioned within the mall for a year rent-free. It will measure 3m x 3m and include an exciting creative graphic design featuring your special brand identity. They will also assist with social media content creation, boosting and posting on the uMlazi social media page which has over 20 000 followers for a month.

The entrepreneur business development package, which is  valued at over R300 000, includes assistance with registering your business, training, mentorship and support.

All applications must be submitted online and let the Umlazi Mega City team plant the seed for your entrepreneurial growth!

To access the application form, please follow the application link https://forms.gle/8oNrtYXfcnKcJVZR6 before 5pm on Friday, October 15th, no late applications will be considered. All other enquiries can be emailed to info@umlazimegacity.co.za

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