2019 Jack Ma Foundation Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative for African Entrepreneurs
2019 Jack Ma Foundation Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative
Application Deadline: 30th June 2019
The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation.
The ANPI Structure
The ANPI is led by the Jack Ma Foundation in partnership with:
Nailab – an East African accelerator in Kenya and a lead partner to the ANPI
NINE – a West African partner and the largest incubator network in Nigeria
RiseUp – a North Africa partner and a platform that connects startups with resources
22 on Sloane – a Southern African partner and the largest startup campus in Africa
The Prize will be fully inclusive. Entrepreneurs of any age, gender, and sector who are nationals from any 54 African countries are encouraged to apply.
US$1 million Prize Money
The Prize will host a grand finale pitch competition in Africa where ten finalists from across the continent will compete for a share of US$1 million in total grant prize money.
Pitch Jack Ma at the Grande Finale
Make it to the grand finale and you’ll have your shot to pitch your story to Jack and the rest of the judges.
- Applications Launch: 27th March 2019
- Deadline for applications: 30th June 2019
- Announcement of the top 50 regional finalists: August 2019
- Announcement of the final 10 finalists: October 2019
- Grand Finale pitch event: November 2019
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