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Welcome to the 2022 ABH Application

ABH finalists receive invaluable training and mentorship, and the opportunity to network with the ABH’s growing community of talented and inspiring minds. ABH Finalists will pitch their business to a global panel of legendary judges to win a share of the $1.5 million (USD) award.

We’re excited you have decided to apply for the ABH prize competition. To maximize your chances of success, we encourage you to read our guidelines carefully before you begin.

Our application is made up of six sections:
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Eligibility Check: where you can confirm that you meet all our criteria.
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Reference: an opportunity for a mentor, colleague or partner to tell us more about you and why you’re a good fit for the ABH prize.
3
Founder Profile: questions about personal information, your motivations and achievements
4
Business Profile: questions about your business
5
Business Deep Dive: questions about the problem your business is trying to solve, the solution, its competitiveness, market traction, your business model and future plans.
6
Video Introductions: your opportunity to introduce yourself, your team and a customer.
Good luck as you begin this incredible journey!
Application Guidelines
Before you begin, we have some guidelines to help with your application.
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The application will take 2-3 hours to complete. But don’t worry, you can save and continue at any time before the deadline: June 6th 2022 23:59 GMT.
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You can skip questions and explore the application. But remember, you will need to answer all mandatory questions (marked by an asterix *) to submit the application. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
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You can download the application form and fill in the answers offline. Remember to copy, paste and submit your answers before the deadline.
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You will need to upload two to three key documents to successfully complete your application. Please have scanned /digital versions with you to upload.
  1. One form of a personal Government-issued ID that belong to you (the applicant). Suitable ID includes: international passport, citizen/national card and a voters card). AND
  2. “Business license/registration certificate”: this is a legal document indicating when you registered the business with the government. AND
  3. Proof you’ve been operating for 3 years or more. This can include your registration document or bank statements in your company’s name dating 3 years.
DO'S
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DONT'S
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Sample Application Videos
As part of your application, you will need to submit 2 videos: a self introduction and an customer testimonial. Please watch the sample videos below to guide you.
1
Self & Business Introduction
Imagine you are being interviewed by a journalist. What would you want the audience to know about you and your business.


2
Customer Testimonial
We want to understand who your average customer is and why they purchase your product/service.
You can also watch this video, for more tips on how to record your video.
BEST OF LUCK
“FORTUNE FAVORS THE BOLD” – FRED SWANIKER, ABH SEMI-FINALE JUDGE