List of Competitions for African Entrepreneurs

List of Competitions for African Entrepreneurs

These are the leading competitions for African entrepreneurs:

[Source: Afterschool]

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With Emphasis on Women Entrepreneurs

  1. BMCE Bank of Africa – African Entrepreneurship Award – USD$1 Million for Women (and Men) Entrepreneurs
  2. She Leads Africa .
  3. Ashden International Award

Student Entrepreneurship

  1. The Cola-Cola Africa Foundation Entrepreneurship programs
  2. Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Fellowship for South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland Students
  3. The School Enterprise Challenge
  4. The Skoll Scholarships in Social Entrepreneurship for International Students, UK
  5. Google Hash Code Programming Competition for Students and Professionals in Africa, Europe & Middle East
  6. How will you change the world with US$1 million? Apply for 2015 Hult Prize – Social Enterprise Challenge.
  7. The Google RISE Awards

Aspiring and Startup Entrepreneurs

  1. Total created theStartupper of the year challenge.
  2. Seedstars World
  3. Diamond Bank’s BET – Building Entrepreneurs Today
  4. Shell LiveWIRE .
  5. Ashoka Africa
  6.  Rolex Award for Enterprise
  7. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition
  8. The N10 billion Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) programme
  9. The SOCAP Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurs 
  10. The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

Breakthrough Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

  1. The Facebook Innovation Challenge in Africa
  2. The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Successful Entrepreneurs and Business leaders

  1. The African Leadership Network celebrates entrepreneurs by hosting the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurs
  2. African Leadership Network – ALN has hosted the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE), dubbed the ‘Oscars of Entrepreneurship in Africa’

[Source: Afterschool]

  • African Entrepreneurship Award
  • Lundin Foundation
  • The Mulago Foundation
  • Seed Award – promoting entrepreneurship for sustainable development

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