The NicozDiamond Think Tank Competition is designed to improve youth employability by providing students with a unique opportunity to work on real life business challenges and gain access to mentorship from business leaders. This project is a unique talent acquisition quest to discover students who have real time business solutions for the insurance industry.

NicozDiamond Insurance (NDI) is looking to foster and encourage creativity and innovation amongst tertiary students to successfully integrate continuous cycles of innovation that will position students as market leaders in product development and innovation in the country and abroad.
Entry Criteria:

1. The competition is open but not limited to students, studying Risk Management and Insurance, Actuarial Studies, Marketing and Computer Science.
2. The competition is open to all University students in Zimbabwe
3. Third and Final year students are the main target of this program
4. Concept Notes could include, but are not limited to:
• New technologies and business models that make insurance more inclusive or use collaborative solutions to improve insurance penetration;
• Innovations that empower disadvantaged people to fully participate in the Insurance Industry and gain revenue from employment or entrepreneurship such as new distribution channels
• Initiatives that lead to new products that are bankable and meet the client needs of NicozDiamond’s target market

Prizes offered:
• Cash prizes worth $5,000.
• The Grand prize winner will be given the opportunity to, for the next 6 months further develop the proposal for implementation with the full support of NicozDiamond. The winning team will be allocated space to work out of at the NicozDiamond Insurance offices.
• Of the 9 semi-finalists one team will be selected and given the opportunity to receive mentorship at a networking breakfast with the NicozDiamond CEO.

Application Process
If you are interested in this competition kindly follow the link to submit your application
Nicoz Diamond Application Form
Call Darlington on 0773 907 079 for more information.

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