GSEA Global Finals

More than fifty of the world’s most exceptional student entrepreneurs will be converging upon Cape Town from 50+ different countries to compete in the 2020 EO GSEA Global Finals. EO will host two and a half days of learning, mentorship and competition, with innovative new businesses from the world’s next generation of entrepreneurs. Don’t miss this unique and inspirational event, taking place just before GLC: Cape Town!

Opportunities To Get Involved

  • EO GSEA judges will have their registration fees waived. Registration for judges coming soon!
  • Attend all or some of the event as a guest, including the Awards Dinner (nominal event fee)
  • Attend the Final Round competition and watch the seven finalists in action (open to all, registration required, free attendees)
  • Could your business contribute something to the prize package or event? These students are hungry for business services and mentorship

Please note that all EO GSEA judges may attend the entire Global Finals event free of charge, but are responsible for paying their own travel and hotel costs.

Get Involved!

Should you wish to be a mentor to a student entrepreneur, make a contribution to the prize package or event, or are interested in attending a portion of the event, please email the GSEA team at

EO GSEA Awards Agenda

Below is a high-level overview of the event agenda. More details will be released as we near the event date. Contact the EO GSEA Team if you have any questions regarding 2020 GSEA Finals.

Sunday, 26 April – Welcome and Registration

Monday, 27 April – Semi-Final Competition

Tuesday, 28 April – Final Round Competition and Awards Dinner

*Note: This event is open to all students, judges and registered guests. If you would like to attend any portion of the event, outside of the Final Round Competition which is open to all, registration is required.