Why Should You Apply?
  • The recognition, visibility and credibility that you or your business receives through this unique platform is truly unparalleled in its reach, growing beyond borders and standing the test of time.
  • Extensive media visibility for our finalists and winners on leading media platforms ensures that your exceptional entrepreneurial stories are celebrated by one and all.
  • The platform allows finalists and winners to forge new relationships and reap benefits by joining the most exclusive network of the world’s finest entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders.
  • Prize: Apart from Certificates and Trophies that would be given to the winners, each winner will nominate two startups that they support within their organisation to enrol on a twelve-month programme on the IRPAFRICA Investment Readiness Programme sponsored by IRPAFRICA. IRPAFRICA is an investment readiness white-label digital platform that supports entrepreneurs, non-financially, in building their business by providing affordable entrepreneur training and personal development support, access to business experts and mentors and eventually creating an enabling and sustainable ecosystem. It facilitates the investment process for all parties, making it easier for start-ups to raise investment and for investors to build diverse portfolios.