The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST)Initiative has extended its deadline for submission of applications due to popular demand.
The deadline for the competition has been extended to June 24, 2013. Entrepreneurs and Startups from Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Turkey are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity and submit or edit their applicationsfor the 2013 GIST Tech-I Competition.
This year’s GIST Tech-I promises to be an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs to accelerate their startup through seed funding, mentorship, training and access to a global network of high caliber entrepreneur and investors.Winners will receive grants ranging from $2,000 to $15,000, in addition to mentorship, networking and increased visibility. The application with the greatest number of public votes for the video voting portion of the competition will receive an iPad®.
Take advantage of this extended deadline and register for the GIST Tech-I Competition here: http://gist.crdfglobal.org/gist-programs/gist-tech-i-competition. See the 2012 and 2011 winners.
The GIST Initiative builds entrepreneurial ecosystems across the Middle East, Turkey, Asia, and Africa by identifying, coaching, and funding the most promising technology entrepreneurs through:
- Flagship competitions
- Start-up acceleration services
- Interactive video conferences
- Interactive mentorship programs
- Online social media platforms