$1 million up for grabs at African Entrepreneurship Award 2018

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The African Entrepreneurship Award 2018 is here and is offering USD$1 million for African entrepreneurs in Africa and abroad.

Submit Your Idea By April 30, 2018
Do you have a business or idea in Sports
or a business or idea that is innovative?
Submit it now for mentoring and funding!

The Award

If you are you an African citizen and you have a business idea that will create jobs, improve lives and raise the standard of living in Africa, gear up: apply for the African Entrepreneurship Award 2018 edition.

The African Entrepreneurship Award is giving away $1 million USD in 2018. Apply now for mentoring and get funding for your business and innovative ideas.

Four entrepreneurs from Nigeria have won a total of $350,000 from 2015-2018, and have created hundreds of jobs. Apply and be the next winner.

This year, award categories include:


New technology or invention, new business model or attempting to solve a problem that’s never been solved before in your region.

The focus is on ideas that are:



Environmentally sustainable

Low cost

And in all sectors



Promotes integrity, perseverance and friendship to unite communities. The focus is on innovative ideas in:

Apparel, Equipment and Footwear

Fitness, Training and Sports Infrastructure

Events, Media and Spectator Experience

Health and Nutrition

Talent Management

Leisure and Tourism

The African Entrepreneurship Award is powered by BMCE Bank of Africa. The goal of the African Entrepreneurship Award is to inspire African entrepreneurs – living in Africa and abroad – to develop businesses across the African continent, creating jobs that improve lives.


You, the entrepreneur, must meet the following criteria as you submit your business proposal:

You must be a citizen of an African country

You must be a minimum of 18 years old as of October 1, 2016

Your business must be applicable in an African country

Your business must be relevant to the award categories.

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