US$1,5M Grants: African Entrepreneurs Invited To Enter Jack Ma Competition

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African entrepreneurs are being invited to enter Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) competition to stand a chance of winning a share of US$1.5 million grants on offer.

The ABH prize competition, one of the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic programs spotlighting and celebrating Africa’s entrepreneurial talent, has opened applications for its fourth annual edition https://bit.ly/3Ngq1rT.

Entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries, across every sector, age group, and gender are now able to submit their applications, in either French or English, for a chance to become one of the Top 10 finalists. 

The official slogan of the competition, “It’s African Time”, is a bold call to action to all talented African entrepreneurs who are challenging stereotypes associated with “African time” – creating local impact and building a better, more inclusive future through their businesses.

At the grand finale later this year, 10 finalists will take the stage to present their businesses to a panel of business legends to win a share of the US$1.5 million grant. 

The journey to the Finale will also include access to a community of international leaders and innovators, industry experts, investors, and accelerators, as well multi-disciplinary boot camps and training sessions to help the finalists take their businesses to the next level.

Competition organisers are encouraging extraordinarily talented entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries, across every single sector, age group, and gender to apply.

To apply visit: https://africabusinessheroes.org/en/register 

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Applications will be open online until 6th June 2022 with semi-finalists announced in October and the top 10 finalists for 2022 unveiled in November.