With a Top Prize of K250,000 on the line –The race to win is on!
Nyamuka Zambia & Barclays Bank Zambia Plc. announced the finalists of the 2017 Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan Competition, in a graduation ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka today.
The graduation, which allowed the finalists to celebrate their success also introduced them to the next exciting phase of the business plan competition –namely the “Game Plan” television show.
Barclays Bank Retail and Business Banking Director; Regina Mulenga congratulated the finalists, stating that “as Barclays Bank, we believe in helping you achieve your ambitions in the right way. We are happy to be a part of your journey to becoming the next generation of great entrepreneurs in Zambia and beyond; for many years to come”.
Private Enterprise Programme Team Lead Mr. James Blewett went on to offer some heartfelt advice to the contestant saying that “All 2017 finalists have a really great opportunity to be successful at business and you must make sure you take full advantage of the Nyamuka Zambia support during this in entire process in order to increase your chances at succeeding”.
All finalists will now be provided with additional expert business planning support in order to further refine their business plans and get them into top fighting shape for the Game Plan TV show.
During this show the finalists will pitch their business plans to a panel of Zambia’s top business leaders. The best business plan will win the top prize of K250,000 as investment capital towards their business idea.
The Game Plan TV show will start airing in October 2017 on Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation in three exciting 40 minute episodes.
The main competition sponsor is Barclays Bank Zambia Plc. Other sponsors include SUN Business Network, Cavmont Bank, ZANACO & the Zambia Green Jobs Programme.