In order to promote opportunities for Africa’s young people, the Jack Ma Foundation has launched the African Netpreneur Prize.
The prize seeks to identify and reward African entrepreneur heroes. It aims to showcase inpiring African entrepreneurs who are building African economies.
The Prize sets out to collate and share inspiring stories of entrepreneurship across the African continent.
Are you an African entrepreneur with outstanding innovation that is solving real problems on the continent? Then consider applying for the African Netpreneur prize.
Benefits of Winning the African Netpreneur Prize
For those who make to the finals, you have the unique opportunity of pitching your business directly to Jack Ma and other judges.
You also stand a chance of landing very juicy investment for your business
Ten African finalists will make it to the grand pitching ceremony. Here, successful entrepreneurs will pitch for a Share in the $1 million grand prize.
The grand finale of the African Netpreneur Prize will provide opportunity for entrepreneurs to get investors for their businesses.
If you are an African entrepreneur, you might not want to miss out of this opportunity.
How to Apply for the African Netpreneur Prize
Interested in Applying for the African Netpreneur Prize, visit the application portal now.
Please note that this prize is inclusive. That means entrepreneurs of any age, gender, and sector who are nationals from any 54 African countries are encouraged to apply.
Deadline for submission of applications: June 30, 2019
Applied for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program? Find out whether you made the list of successful entrepreneurslist of successful entrepreneurs.
Applications open to entrepreneurs from across the continent encouraging both traditional and tech driven businesses to apply
Close of Applications
The applications closes and we kick off the review and judging process.
Top 50 announcements
We will short list to the top 50 applicants and they will be announced in August
Top 10 announcements:
The final 10 businesses, selected from the top 50
The grand finale event where the top ten finalists will pitch Jack Ma and compete for US$1 million in total prize money.
Find out more about the Prize by visiting the main website.
Good luck as you apply!
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