HACK-A-PRENEUR COMPETITION FAQ

Who can enter the competition?

Pretty much anyone. As long as you're aged 18 years or older and younger than 35. The applicant needs to be a South African citizen or a foreign national who is a permanent resident and who is in possession of a valid identity document/ passport/ valid legal permit.

How do I enter the competition?

To enter the competition, simply submit a business proposal to this email address: ZA_KFCHackapreneur@yum.com. You need to ensure that your mail includes your personal and business details, a short business proposal and answer the qualifying question which is: How has your business adjusted to challenges during COVID19 or How have you innovated around COVID?

What’s the Offer?

We're offering you the chance to win your share of R100,000 cash injection towards your business, a feature on The Throne’s online magazine – profiling the entrepreneur & their businesses a one-on-one, up to one-hour mentoring session with KFC’s chosen mentor.

How many winners are there?

There will be three winners. The 1st prize winner will receive R50 000 (fifty thousand rand). The runner up will receive R30 000 (thirty thousand rand) and the 2nd runner up will receive R20 000 (twenty thousand rand).

How are the winners decided?

All valid entries will be reviewed by an evaluation committee, which will consist of a panel of four judges selected by KFC, and the Promoters. Once the top 10 is selected, they will be announced on social media and need to upload a 30 seconds video pitch for the public’s vote.

How many entries can I submit?

We accept one entry per person.

When does the competition end?

The Competition will begin at 00:01 on 31st of August 2020 and will end at 23:59 on 18th September 2020.

How long should I have been in business for?
The business must have been operating for a period of at least 4 months.

How do I know my entry was successful?

Once you have submitted your entry you will receive an automated mail to confirm that your entry has been received.

Can I exchange the media exposure and business coaching prize for cash?

Unfortunately, the media exposure and business coaching prizes are not exchangeable for cash and are not transferable.

Where can I find a copy of the Terms & Conditions?

A copy of these rules can be found on the following website Terms and Conditions throughout the period of the competition.