[Apply] SA Innovation Summit partners with Jack Ma Foundation's to find African Business Heroes
[Apply] SA Innovation Summit partners with Jack Ma Foundation's to find African Business Heroes
International Opportunities updated 6 months ago

[Apply] SA Innovation Summit partners with Jack Ma Foundation's to find African Business Heroes

The SA Innovation Summit Joins Forces With "Africa's Business Heroes" 2021 Prize Competition

The “Africa’s Business Heroes” (ABH) prize competition, the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic program spotlighting and celebrating Africa’s entrepreneurial talent has opened applications for its third annual edition. The SA Innovation Summit is an Anchor Partner of the prize competition in 2021 in the Southern African region.

SAIS is supporting the search for the next “Africa’s Business Heroes” by reaching out to talented entrepreneurs and sharing knowledge and insights to help aspiring candidates navigate the application process.

COMPETITION CRITERIA:
African nationals who are (co)Founders of businesses that are:
• Operating in Africa
• Creating social impact
• 3 years old or more
• Financially robust with at least 3 years of revenue

WHAT'S AT STAKE?

ABH will recognize 100 African entrepreneurs and allocate, over a ten-year period [2019-2029], grant funds, media exposure on international TV, alongside training, world-class mentorship, and learning programmes, as well as access to a community of like-minded African business leaders.

  • Win a share of USD $1.5 million
  • Gain global publicity
  • Access mentorship and training
  • Join the ABH network of like-minded entrepreneurs, investors & mentors

HOW TO APPLY

For more information and to apply, please see the Prize Overview by following this link: https://africabusinessheroes.org/en/the-prize/overview 

Kindly cite SA Innovation Summit as a referral when you apply.

 

The SA Innovation Summit is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs expand their horizons on the highest platforms from Africa to the world. SAIS’ focus will be: 

  • Searching for high potential entrepreneurs in the ecosystem and encouraging them to apply.
  • Raising awareness about the prestigious competition and the opportunity it poses for entrepreneurs.
  • Hosting application clinics in April 2021 and May 2021 to support entrepreneurs put their best foot forward for the judges.
  • Facilitating mentorship and preparation for the top 20 finalists.
  • Being a strategic pillar for the program about the regional ecosystem.  

For more information and to apply, please see the Prize Overview by following this link: https://africabusinessheroes.org/en/the-prize/overview 

Kindly cite SA Innovation Summit as a referral when you apply. Visit https://innovationsummit.co.za to get your tickets for this years

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