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Applications Open for 2021 Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Competition

ABH, which is the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic program in Africa, annually awards 10 outstanding finalists with a share of a US$1.5 million grant

In its third year, the Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize competition gives African entrepreneurs a unique platform to showcase their talent and grow their businesses; ABH, which is the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic program in Africa, annually awards 10 outstanding finalists with a share of a US$1.5 million grant;…

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Top 10 Finalists of “Africa’s Business Heroes” Grand Finale Announced

Confirmed finale judges include Jack Ma, Ibukun Awosika, Strive Masiyiwa and Joe Tsai

Ten finalists, 50% female and from eight African countries, gear up for grand finale pitch in November; confirmed finale judges include Jack Ma, Ibukun Awosika, Strive Masiyiwa and Joe Tsai; ABH televised show featuring this year’s competition will air in November and December. The 2020 Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) (https://AfricaBusinessHeroes.org/en/)…

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“Africa’s Business Heroes” Competition 2020 Announces Top 20 Finalists and enters Pre-Finale Stage

The Jack Ma Foundation's search for Africa's Business Heroes continues, with the top 20 finalists revealed today - representing over 50% female candidates, 11 key sectors and 14 countries: the twenty finalists have impressed the judges with their vision and entrepreneurial prowess, and are ready to progress to the semi-finale stage of the competition, for a chance to secure a spot at the grand finale and to win their share of the US$1.5 million prize pool

Announcement of top 20 finalists for the Jack Ma Foundation-promoted prize; Entrepreneurs from across Africa, representing wide spectrum of business sectors compete to showcase the best of their entrepreneurial spirit and drive; Tough selection process ahead for a chance to enter the Top 10 at the grand finale.  The 2020…

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Jack Ma Foundation’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) selects Top 50 Finalists of 2020 “Africa’s Business Heroes” Competition

The 50 finalists were selected from over 22,000 applications all over Africa, representing twenty-one African countries, half are female, and work in 18 sectors like agriculture, AI, e-commerce, fashion, healthcare, renewable energy and ICT

Top 50 finalists were selected from over 22,000 applications across all 54 African nations; The finalists represent 21 African countries, half are female, and work in 18 sectors like agriculture, AI, e-commerce, fashion, healthcare, renewable energy and ICT; Finalists will advance to the next round of selection and will participate…