Kenya StartUp Cup is an intensive six month business model competition. Through Kenya StartUp Cup selected participants will receive coaching and mentoring to hone their business model and bring their idea to reality.

14th April 2016 Launch Event and Start of Submissions
20th May 2016 End of Submissions
23rd – 24th May 2016 Organizing submissions for judging. Review of submissions (Selection of 25)
 10th June 2016 Deadline of submission of models for selection to the next rounds
13th June 2016 Review of Entries by Judges
23rd June 2016 Pitch session for the top 25- 13 businesses
24th June 2016 Pitch session for the top 25- 12 businesses
27th June 2016 Top 12 Notification to the Finals
15th July 2016 Coaching and pitching session for top 12 business models
18th – 28th July 2016 Submission for top 12 Revised Business Models
29th July – 1st Aug 2016 Judges Review top 12 Revised Business Models and Pitching for top 12 Businesses
1st August 2016 Successful businesses(7) informed to proceed to the next stage at the end of the pitch session
22nd – 26th Aug 2016 Residential Bootcamp for the top 7 Finalists
26th Aug – 9th Sept Submissions of the revised business models
12th Sept 2016 Judges Review Top Seven Revised Business Models
14th Sept 2016 Pitch Session for the top 7 businesses
30th Oct 2016 Judges Review and agree on ultimate winner
20th November 2016 Winners declaration/Celebrations/ Global Entrepreneurship Week