Douala, Cameroon– Millenium Immobilier, an innovative startup in the construction building industry captured first prize at the national finals of the Entrepreneurship World Cup competition held recently in DOUALA, CAMEROON.
Ghislaine Tessa Ketcha, CEO of Millenium Immobilier captured EWC – Cameroon National Finals advances to the next round of the global competition against national winners from 200 countries.
Ghislaine Tessa Ketcha is delighted to have participated in such a prestigious competition and honored to have achieved this result. “The competition was international, and I remain motivated to show that complex projects can be carried by women and I aim to carry the colors of Africa and more particularly of Cameroon,” said the CEO of Millenium Immobilier.
Millenium Immobilier is an integrated Construction Company specialized in green buildings, eco-friendly affordable housing and sustainable materials production. It’s a green one stop shop which provides urban innovative and sustainable products and solutions including technology enabling to build more liveable and durable cities in Africa.
In preparation for the EWC Global Finals, Ghislaine Tessa Ketchawill participate in an acceleration program which features virtual training and one-to-one mentoring targeted to their company’s current stage and growth trajectory.
Millenium Immobilier emerged victorious from a pool of 50 contestants who applied – each receiving access to free virtual training services and up to $25,000 in perks to help them take their venture to the next level.
Other finalists at EWC Cameroon included:
- ASRIEL.LIFE, a startup that has created a platform for social media
- MEZESSE, a neobank startup
- KASSAREK(K1,2) from BAMENDA, anagritech startup
- WOHAOO from NGAOUNDERE, a startup that makes deals happen
- AVIK-INTERNATIONALfrom DOUALA, a startup that provides services to entrepreneurs
- ADJOUR TECHNOLOGIE, a foodtech company
- HOUSE OF KARA from DOUALA, a startup that has built a clothing marketplace
- 2F CONSULTING from DOUALA, a startup that provides consulting services in risk management
- SUNRISE AGRIC COMPANY from BAMENDA, a foodtech and agritech startup
Judges for the competition were:
- Jean-Patrick Ketcha, CEO, Le Boukarou
- Cédric Motchebong, General and executive secretary, KmerTech
- Olivier Ngwe, Country Lead, Jokkolabs Douala
More than 150,000 contestants from 200 countries entered the Entrepreneurship World Cup. The initiative combines a broad-reaching pitch competition, aimed at ventures ranging from idea stage to growth stage, with a virtual accelerator program to help all participants launch, strengthen and scale their enterprises. Global Finalists will face off against one another at the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in October. EWC is an initiative led by the Misk Global Forum, Global Entrepreneurship Network and the Global Education and Leadership Foundation with support from a collection of national and global partners, including the GSVlabs and Entrepreneurs’ Organization.
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