The Student Entrepreneur’s Path: How to Pitch and Win

Blackboard Collaborate

  • Monday, 31/05/2021
  • 17:00 - 18:15

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This series of MasterCard Foundation talks will address key areas of interest, where transformation is taking place in Africa.

Led by inspiring guest speakers each event will start with the speaker sharing their story, followed by an interview led by the host and end with a questions from the audience.

In this talk the student entrepreneur’s path will be discussed with Forget Chareka and Prince Chakanyuka, co-founders of Cashi Foods.

They will be sharing the secrets behind how they started their award winning food processing company, while at university and provide tips on:

  • How to raise funding
  • Creating pitch decks that can tell a powerful story
  • Building an effective team

More on the MasterCard Foundation Scholar’s Program

This series is brought to you through our partnership with MasterCard Foundation Scholar’s Program. This program provides scholarships and transformative leadership training to educate and support bright, young African students with a deep, personal commitment to changing the world around them. Speakers are entrepreneurs who connect with this mission to develop the next generation of leaders for Africa.

Who can attend?

All students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh including current students and alumni of the Scholar’s Program.


Other talks in this series:

  • Thursday 17 June, 2pm-3.15pm - Telling stories for impact - Book now
  • Wednesday 30 June, 2pm-3.15pm - The journey to feed a nation - Book now
  • Monday 19 July, 2pm-3.15pm - Learning to champion a women led entrepreneurial revolution - Book now

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