The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation. 

The Jack Ma Foundation (JMF) is a charitable organisation founded in 2014 by Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group. 

Eligibility:

The Africa Netpreneur Prize will be fully inclusive. Entrepreneurs of any age, gender, and sector who are nationals from any 54 African countries are encouraged to apply. 

Benefits:

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.

Application Process:

March 27th: Applications open to entrepreneurs from across the continet encouraging both traditional and tech driven businesses to apply.

June 30th: The application closes and the review and judging process kicks off.

August 2019: Top 50 applicants will be announced.

October 2019: The final 10 businesses, selected from the top 50 will be announced.

November 2019: The grand finale event where the top ten finalists will pitch Jack Ma and compete for US$1 million in total prize money.

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How to Apply:

Click here to get started.

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