The Jack Ma Foundation has announced that its Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) judges for the semi-finals stage of the competition.
Applications for the competition opened on 27th March 2019 and were closed on June 30th 2019. They received close to 10,000 applications from all over Africa.
ANPI will take place over a period of 10 years and each year it will host a pitch competition in Africa. 10 finalists from across the continent will compete for US$1 million (Ksh. 100 million) in total prize money. The initiative is focused on empowering a new generation of entrepreneurs, with a focus on small businesses, grassroots communities and women-founded enterprises.
The final pitch competition for the Africa Netpreneur Prize will be held in November 2019, in Accra, Ghana.