The process which recorded significant success wrapped up last week. It was revealed that no fewer than 395 applications were received during the pre-selection phase which ran from October 6 to November 6.
Candidates were invited to submit their projects in one of four categories including climate, education, innovative technology and agriculture.
After a rigorous assessment and selection process, 40 entrepreneurs were shortlisted to take part in the bootcamp.
The bootcamp, a specialised intensive training program, which constitutes the second phase of the 1XBET EHub project, will run from November 20 to 23.
The three-day exercise shall take place at Mountain Hub situated in Efoulan, Yaoundé III Subdivision.
During the bootcamp, the said 40 entrepreneurs will benefit from intensive and high-quality training to develop their skills and boost their chances of success from experts.
It will also develop and strengthen the skills of the entrepreneurs who made the cut in areas such as; branding and marketing, business model development and pitch preparation.
At the end of the bootcamp, only 20 entrepreneurs will be selected to pitch their projects before a panel of highly qualified judges and specialists.
The three best from the score of projects will win financial prizes and development opportunities. The 1XBET EHub bootcamp shall be followed by a hackathon. It is scheduled to take place from November 24 to 25.
About 1XBET EHub
The 1XBET EHub competition, an initiative of the leading sports betting company, 1XBET, was officially launched on Friday October 6 in Yaounde. The life changing project is intended to support innovative entrepreneurship in Cameroon.
The initiative by 1XBET, which is a brain child of its Area Manager for Africa, Steven Nbienou Kouadjo, represents a strong signal of the company's commitment to supporting entrepreneurship in Cameroon.
It will enable innovative projects with high development potential to see the light of day and contribute to the country's economic growth.
According to organisers, the 1XBET Ehub will boost the technology and innovative ecosystem in the country. It shall provide the platform to support and uplift local talent in the country.
Through the project, they would be able to nurture and guide young talents to grow and succeed.
The Area Manager of 1XBET for Africa, Steven Nbienou Kouadjo, had revealed to the press that the 1XBET Ehub will assist talented Cameroonians from varied fields in their quest to become entrepreneurs in the foreseeable future.