2021 Cohort Top 5 Teams

Final Pitch Presentations

The 2021 Cohort Top 5 Teams presented business concepts that stood out from competitive and diverse submissions. Breaking out from an initial 80+ teams with over 240 students from 15 countries and 32 schools, we are proud to share the Final Pitch Presentations from our Top 5 Teams. Each team prepared a 10-minute live pitch presentation for our international panel of judges and participated in a follow-up Q&A session.

1st Place

Aquatrac Sustainable Fish Production
Lagos Business School, Nigeria

Team Members:
Peter Igberaese, Masters in Business Administration
Temitope Osunrinde, Masters in Business Administration
Olalekan Oladimeji, Masters in Business Administration

Faculty Mentor:
Owuno Ogbeh

2nd Place

The Modular Housing Concept
Lagos Business School, Nigeria

Team Members:
Ayotunde Alimi, Masters in Business Administration
Elizabeth Ayo-Vaughan, Masters in Business Administration
Abel Adejoh, Masters in Business Administration
Abiola Akinwole, Masters in Business Administration

Faculty Mentor:
Hakeem Ogunniran

3rd Place

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Team Members:
Nana Osei Sarpong, Economics
Mary Acheampong Ghartey, Materials Engineering
Joseph Nyarko, Communication Design
Georgina Boamah, Biochemistry

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Nathaniel Boso

4th Place

Crystal Water
Namibia Business School, Namibia

Team Members:
Franky Gonteb, Project Management
Bojelo Plaatjie-Dube, Project Management
Jacobina Haiduwa, Entrepreneurship
Angelo Kloppers, Entrepreneurship

Faculty Mentor:
Katrina Simon-Agolory

5th Place

Mini Solar Plant
Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana

Team Members:
Lucia Ramo, BEng Mechanical and Energy
Maitumelo Keisitswe, BEng Industrial and Manufacturing

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Goitseone Malumbela


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