Strive Masiyiwa unveils $100 000 global entrepreneurs competition


Strive Masiyiwa, renowned businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and Chairman of Econet Group, has launched one of Africa’s biggest competitions for entrepreneurs.

On 18 August 2017, Masiyiwa kicked off the official Kwesé Inc competition called #GoGettaz, which is a challenge currently available at

The competition offers investment of $100 000 towards a lucky entrepreneur’s venture, both for profit or non-profit and the trip of a lifetime to spend two weeks with the man himself as “Kwesé Entrepreneur Fellows” at the Kwesé offices in South Africa.

Two deserving entrepreneurs – 1 male and 1 female – from anywhere in the world stand a chance to win these amazing prizes.

Contestants do not need to run an already-registered business or non-profit to qualify, all they need to have is an ongoing venture, for which they have clear intentions to formally register should they win the grand prize. They can even be working part-time on their venture.

Contestants will need to successfully complete four quizzes in order to remain in the running and stand a chance to win the grand prize.

A new quiz will be up each Friday at 12pm (CAT) for the next four weeks.

All the questions in the quizzes can be answered by visiting Kwesé’s websites (, downloading the Kwesé App, or reading Masiyiwa’s Facebook posts.

The first quiz is live at

You have until 1 September 2017 to enter the first of the four quizzes and be in the running for a chance at what promises to be a life changing experience for the winners.

The last quiz will be posted on 15 September 2017 and Stage One of the competition will close on 22 September 2017. 

Entrants must complete the first quiz by the 1 September deadline, to access the three quizzes that follow, and to be eligible for the grand prize.

Contestants with the highest overall scores for all four quizzes will be entered into a prize pool and 10 deserving contestants will progress to Stage Two of the competition, where they will get a chance to pitch their ventures on video and compete for the grand prize.

To enter and stand a chance to win this once in a lifetime opportunity, visit:


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