Benefits of applying?
ABH is more than a competition and has been designed to provide applicants and finalists with numerous benefits:
Insights into your business
Our application process helps applicants strengthen their pitching/fundraising efforts via an introspective application process. Applicants also get the opportunity to receive feedback and advice from numerous business professionals and seasoned entrepreneurs at various stages of the competitions.
Targeted & practical training programs:
We provide ABH community members to a range of bespoke training programs such as financial management, marketing and more. Finalists have the opportunity to access even more programs & services such as investment readiness and talent sourcing via our network of partners and judges.
Mentorship from business icons
Our Finalists have the opportunity to be mentored by global business icons both throughout the competition and afterward.
Grant funds of up to $300,000
Our Top 10 finalists share a prize pool of $1.5 million with the first prize winner taking home $300,000 in grant funds.
Global recognition and exposure
ABH also spotlights the most promising entrepreneurs as they progress via press releases, social media, news articles and provides significant exposure opportunities to finalists via the Africa’s Business Heroes Show, which is distributed across 40+ African countries.