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The Old Mutual Foundation is a proud sponsor of the I AM IN Programme, tailored to assist in building and preparing quality entrepreneurs for possible investment.

Entrepreneurs are provided with business development support and training through various business interventions sponsored by the Old Mutual Foundation. Seven businesses have been selected to present to all sponsors and stand a chance of qualifying for a financial investment up to R7 500 000 and pitch their business at the THUDFestival.

About THUDFestival

The THUDFestival is an annual festival hosted during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) which aims to reach out to various stakeholders in the entrepreneurship ecosystem from start-up practitioners, to government and private sector, in order to encourage collaboration and provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to access finance and support.

This annual festival is hosted during Global Entrepreneurship Week  by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, to bring their experience in solving the challenges entrepreneurs face in different stages of their businesses.

The I AM IN Programme and challenge, (an investment readiness programme managed by the Hookup Dinner series in collaboration with The Dragons) starts the build-up to the annual THUDFestival.

Top GEW partners include the Hookup Dinner series, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, the Durban Innovation Hub, Endeavour South Africa and Thinkroom Consulting.

The Old Mutual Foundation will present at the THUDFestival on 16 November to support the development of local entrepreneurs. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn about accessing finance, business support and to connect with us.

Join us at THUDfest 

THUDFestival takes place between 15 and 20 November 2015, at Constitution Hill of South Africa, 1 Kotze Street in Johannesburg.

You’re invited!

Don’t miss the opportunity to network with the Old Mutual Foundation after our presentation at THUDFestival at 10:00 on 16 November 2015.  Let’s inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs!