Why Apply?
Stand the chance to...
Pitch
Business Legends
Win your share
of $1.5 million USD
Gain global
recognition & exposure
Access
mentorship & training
More
ABOUT ANPI
The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic entrepreneur program in Africa. We aim to identify, spotlight and support African entrepreneur heroes creating impact in their communities and building a more inclusive economy for the future.
WE ARE...
ANPI Mission Statement
Real life heroes with hopes, dreams,
courage and the desire to create…
Jack Ma's Message
Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative
Graca Machel
Chair of the Graca Machel Trust Board
Ban-Ki Moon
8th Secretary General of the United Nations
Pan-African
We are open to Candidates from all 54 African Countries.
Inclusive
Entrepreneurs of all ages and of both sexes are encouraged to apply.
Sector-
Agnostic
Entrepreneurs from all industries are eligible to apply.
Grassroots Oriented
We are looking for entrepreneurs from all levels of society.
WE ARE...
Pan-African
We are open to Candidates from all 54 African Countries.
Inclusive
Entrepreneurs of all ages and of both sexes are encouraged to apply.
Sector-
Agnostic
Entrepreneurs from all industries are eligible to apply.
Grassroots Oriented
We are looking for entrepreneurs from all levels of society.
OUR HEROES' STORIES
Our 2019 heroes came from 5 countries, 7 sectors and are change-markers.
CALLING ALL BUSINESS HEROES
STEP 1
Register an ANPI Account
STEP 2
Confirm you are eligible for the Prize
STEP 3
Submit an Application & an Introductory Video
STEP 4
Get a Reference
2020 TIMELINE
Apr
06th Apr: App Opens & Launch Webcast
May
Skills-building & Info Webinars
Jun
22nd Jun: Application Closes
Mid-Jul
Top 50
Announced
Early Aug
Top 20
Announced
Mid-Aug
Semi-Final Pitches
Sept
Top 10
Announced
Top 10
Due Diligence
End of Nov
Grand Finale & Summit
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