A.Y.E (Africa’s young entrepreneurs) is an Entrepreneurial Reality show with a difference, 25,000 entrepreneurs are screened, 960 attend auditions- 500 beneficiaries are empowered! From the furthermost corners of Nigeria we follow the progress of our entrepreneurs, all determined to pitch their ideas to the esteemed panel of judges!
As the World’s Biggest Entrepreneurial Reality Show …A.Y.E. doesn’t follow the traditional knock out format of other reality shows. Rather we feature the most interesting and diverse entrepreneurs, juxtaposed by the intrigue and excitement of the CIA segment. (Caught in the act.), establishing the credibility, incredibility and fraudulence of businesses.
All in all A.Y.E serves a weekly menu of amazing ideas, startling facts, statistics and some interesting insights into the economics of Nigeria and Africa as a whole. A heady mix of entertainment, edutainment and infotainment!
Structure of the process
In the first regional screening stage we reduce the thousands of entries to 720, 120 from each of the 6 geo political zones of Nigeria.
Caught in the Act (CIA) Operation
While the 720 who qualify for auditions sweat it out in front of the International panel of judges – the CIA (Caught in the act) operation is underway. The host on his power bike and crew dressed men in black style, investigate the legitimacy of existing businesses with big ideas to see if the reality matches the claim.
3. They go about their investigation on power bike, canoe, keke (tuc tuc ) by any means necessary. (This will entertaining segment will feature in 12 episodes).
The 500 beneficiaries receive:
- Single digit interest loans
- Web business campaign that exposes them to angel investors
The structure outlined above is for you to understand how we process the large volume of applicants. This however is not the format of the show.
A.Y.E. doesn’t follow the traditional knock out format of other reality shows. Rather we feature the most interesting and diverse entrepreneurs