MTN Powered Entrepreneurship by Jumia Challenge
By: Nicholas Paul Griffin
n February 2016, in Lagos, Nigeria, a brand new Pan-African competition was launched, the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge (MTNEC) Powered by Jumia.
The first of its kind in Africa, the competition brought together over 1,000 entrepreneurs, students and investors to collaborate on ways to amplify and 26 MTNEC powered by Jumia - Continental
consolidate the continentâ€™s entrepreneurs. Offering over $75,000 worth of prizes, the competition targeted over 60 universities in 13 countries across Africa, challenging students to develop a unique digital application or smart solution that will solve a tangible problem faced on the continent.