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OVERVIEW
Over the course of 10 years, the program will recognize 100 African entrepreneurs and commit to allocating US$100 million over a ten-year period in grant funding, training programs, and support for the broad African entrepreneurial ecosystem.

ABH aims to give entrepreneurs across Africa a platform to develop their talent and business ideas, and inspire others to pursue entrepreneurship.
THE AFRICA'S BUSINESS HEROES COMPETITION
  • Our prize competition aims to identify, showcase and support African entrepreneurs who are making a difference in their local communities, working to solve the most pressing problems, and building a more sustainable economy for the future.
  • Every year, we select ten finalists to compete in the ABH Grand finale that is broadcast online and across the continent via the televised Africa's Business Heroes Show.
  • The finalists compete for a share of USD $1.5 million in grant money, as well as gain access to mentorship, training and the ABH community.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TRAINING
  • ABH works with its anchor partners to provide a range of tools and learning resources such as Webinars, Investor Pitch Prep, mentorship and more to both our finalists and the broader ecosystem of African SMEs.
THE AFRICA'S BUSINESS HEROES SHOW
  • An educational and inspiring TV series that documents the journeys of the entrepreneurs, their pitch competition and features insights and advice from our renowned panel of judges. The show is distributed across Africa via major television networks.
THE SUMMIT
  • The culminating event of the Africa's Business Heroes competition that brings featuring a conference, workshops, masterclasses and the grand finale. The summit provides an opportunity to bring together key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship ecosystem to explore the state of entrepreneurship in Africa, network and develop new insights and skills to support their work within the ecosystem.