Maps Maponyane to host new local entrepreneurial show

2017-10-02 13:24

Cape Town – is teaming up with cellular operator Cell C to launch their own version of Shark Tank, with the new entrepreneurial series Hangman that will start on on 8 October in which a set of judges – this time called "Backers" – will decide who gets a cash prize.

Hangman, presented by Maps Maponyane, will be streamed online and follows the format of Dragon's Den SA that was seen on Mzansi Magic and Shark Tank South Africa that was on M-Net.

In the new reality show, a set of Backers will listen to contestants pitch their innovative ideas.

The final 10 contestants chosen from a group of 45, will have to try and win the approval of the Backers – this time including celebrity economist Iraj Abedian, the business billionaire Quinton van der Burgh, chairperson of Shell South Africa Bonang Mohale, and the businesswoman Connie Mashaba.

Hangman will start on Sunday, 8 October at 12:00 on with viewers who can also "invest" in a virtual stock exchange called "The Exchange" to help determine the outcome of the Hangman winner.

People who download the Cell C Reality app get 100 000 points which which they can participate in "The Exchange" to try and win prizes. Viewers and contestants don't have to be a Cell C customer to download or play.

Watch a promo here:


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