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New technology or invention, new business model or attempting to solve a problem that’s never been solved before in your region.
Includes ideas that are:
And in all sectorsSubmit
Promotes integrity, perseverance and friendship to unite communities.
Includes ideas in:
Apparel, Equipment and Footwear
Fitness, Training and Sports Infrastructure
Events, Media and Spectator Experience
Health and Nutrition
Leisure and TourismSubmit
Ten months to launch or scale your idea, build your business, & share in the Award.
You, the entrepreneur, must meet the following criteria to submit your business proposal:
- You are an African citizen, & over 18 years of age.
- Your idea or business is a for-profit.
- You have a strategy for positive social impact.
- Your idea or business includes a technological component.
- Your idea or business is for Africa.
- Your idea fits in one of this year’s categories.
Ineligible Businesses in Innovation:
Using an old technology
Using an old business model
Attempting to solve a problem already solved
Ineligible Businesses in Sports:
Single Athlete to Compete
Businesses in which Sports is not the primary activity
Read how these entrepreneurs are growing businesses and our economies across Africa.