The NGO Tibu Africa and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Morocco honored, recently at Technopark in Casablanca, young entrepreneurs in the second promotion of its Sports Orange Corners program focusing on high-impact sports entrepreneurship.
This program covers four main areas, namely Sport and Education, Sport and Health, Sport and Environment and Sport, New Technologies and Big Data, according to a press release by Tibu Africa.
After a call for applications from young Moroccans and immigrants between the ages of 18 and 35, 12 incubated applicants were selected to benefit from the incubation and support program, starting from the period of integration into the program until the implementation of the project, the document explains.
During 6 months of learning and support, the young entrepreneurs benefited from training courses, bootcamps, master classes, and mentoring sessions aimed at developing entrepreneurial knowledge and skills in several areas, including digital marketing, legal and financial structuring of projects, and business model boards. . and developing action plans.
Young social sports entrepreneurs have armed themselves with the tools to turn their ideas and projects into businesses thanks to strategic follow-up sessions delivered by the Tibu Africa team, coaches, sworn experts and enthusiasts in the entrepreneurship and sports sectors, adds the NGO.
Quoting the press release, Mohamed Amin Zariat, Founding President of the NGO Tibu Africa noted that “Social sports entrepreneurs are innovators who launch high-impact models that bring new ideas to life, unlock the potential of communities and create quality jobs for African youth.”
The young entrepreneurs ont eu l’opportunity of presenter leurs projets devant des représentants of Tibu Africa et de l’Ambassade des Pays-Bases, des membres de Sports Orange Corners, des investisseurs, des bailleurs de fonds and acteurs de l’cosystème entrepreneurial au The Kingdom of Morocco.
Of the 12 projects supported, four entrepreneurs have received funding from the Orange Corner Innovation Fund.
Thus, the first prize of 150,000 dirhams was awarded by Aziza Qanun who carries Adapt’Move, the second prize of 100,000 dirhams was won by Amin Talbi from Lübeck, the third prize of 50,000 dirhams was won by Iman Aksmar from Good Food, while the prize for the best project was won . It was carried by a lady (50,000 dirhams) awarded by Hasnaa Daher from MNGR.
The statement concluded that youth entrepreneurship in the field of sports is today one of the centers of interest to Tibu Africa and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Morocco, which works to incubate and support young entrepreneurs in Morocco and Africa through the Sports Orange Corners program.