Application Due Date: 5pm EST on November 30 th, 2018.

As part of the 21 st Africa Company Conference, the Africa Company Club will be hosting the New Endeavor Competitors on February 15 th,2019 The New Endeavor Competitors intends to display the variety of business owners making a distinction on the continent today.


The competitors is open to all African business owners with organisations concentrated on forming Africa’s future. Business owners who use distinct and homegrown services to regional issues and who fulfill the following eligibility requirements are extremely motivated to use:

  • Early Phase Start-ups (for earnings or not-for-profit)
  • Africa-focused with a bulk or all of its operations in Africa
  • Less than 50 staff members
  • Less than 5 years of operations
  • Raised less $250,000 in moneying to date


  • 10 finalists will be welcomed to pitch their organisation in front of around 700 participants and get feedback from a panel of skilled judges. The competitors winner and runner-up will be granted prize money of $10,000 and $ 5,000, respectively.
  • The top 20 shortlisted endeavors will likewise have the chance to display their business at the Start-up Fair to network and and connect with prominent panelists and conference participants.


The judges will assess the endeavor’s capacity for financial success and the possibility of accomplishing that success based upon the group’s strategy, experience, and the recognition of essential presumptions and a clear and persuading discussion of the following:

  • Worth proposal and organisation design (consisting of market recognition of worth proposition/growth hypothesis)
  • Group knowledge and capability to perform
  • Market chance
  • Geopolitical and market context
  • Possible threats and mitigants
  • Practical presumptions underlying any monetary forecasts
  • Defined turning points and execution strategy

Application Treatment:

  • Please download the application HERE, enter your business’s information, and conserve the finished type.
  • Upon conclusion, send out the application to
  • All applications need to be gotten by 5pm EST on November 30 th, 2018.
  • Please do not hesitate to call us at with any concerns.

To Find Out More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the HBS Africa Company Club Africa Company Conference New Endeavor Competitors 2019


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