Funded 2017 NextGen in Franchising Global Competition for Entrepreneurs

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before 1st September, 2017.

Eligible Countries:  Competition available to candidates globally.

Competition country:  Competition will be undertaken in the USA

Competition Info: The NextGen Global Competition will engage young and passionate entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities in the franchising industry. Competition awards would range from a complimentary trip to the IFA’s Annual Convention, to a chance to participate and win cash prizes in the FranShark competition, and a 90-day accelerator program with industry leaders and CEOs.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility:Apply if you are an entrepreneur between 21-35 years old, in business for 1-5 years, with the potential to scale through franchising are encouraged to apply.

Number of Awards: 20 awards will be available.

Value of Programme:

  • A trip to IFA’s Annual Convention, complimentary convention registration, and travel expenses (up to $1,500 US)
  • A spot at the NextGen in Franchising Summit, a two-day educational and networking program for next generation entrepreneurs
  • A 90-day accelerator program with industry leaders and CEOs
  • An opportunity to participate in the FRANSHARK competion for additional cash prizes Extensive, industry-wide media exposure
  • Opportunities to engage directly with leading franchisors, franchisees and suppliers in franchising and with other young entrepreneurs

How to Apply: The following registration and application in the link below can take you anywhere from 30 minutes to half a day to complete, depending on how advanced your business is. Submitting a strong application can open the door to a whole new world of opportunity for you and your company to grow and thrive like you never imagined.

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