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Africa's Business Heroes 2021: Submit your application !

Since last year, as the founder of the Coaching Academy, I have helped to support the Jack Ma Foundation, which organises the Africa Business Heroes competition, as a judge

I am involved as a judge in this competition because it responds to the global challenges we are facing, particularly those related to poverty and inequality. If you are a resilient African entrepreneur with vision and passion, this competition will help you accelerate the growth of your business. It will also help you to positively impact your community.

Why apply? To win a share of US$1.5 million; to benefit from media exposure through the "Africa Business Heroes Show" and much more; to participate in a unique training and mentoring programme; to join the "Africa Business Heroes" network of entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors.

Who can apply? African nationals who are (co-)founders of businesses that have existed for three years, whose activities are in Africa and have a social impact, and which are financially sound with at least three years of revenue history.

How to apply

1. Visit and create an account.

2. Answer the questions about you as a founder, your vision, your business model and your plans for the future.

3. Get a reference from a mentor, colleague or friend who has worked with you. 4. Submit videos of yourself, a team member and a client.

Apply now by logging on to and mention that you have come from the Coaching Academy. Application deadline: 7 June 2021



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