Imagine rubbing shoulders with China's richest man!
The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is well on its way to make this dream come true.
ANPI is a prize competition founded by the Jack Ma Foundation that will award US$10 million and recognize 100 African entrepreneurs over the next 10 years.
Alesimo Mwanga of 22 on Sloane speaks about the quest to uncover Africa's next great entrepreneur as part of Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative, launched by Alibaba founder, Jack Ma.
For the next 10 years, this prize is aimed to inspire and support the next generation of entrepreneurs who are building a sustainable and more inclusive economy for the future.— Alesimo Mwanga - 22 on Sloane
According to Mwanga, the competition is open to all industries for businesses that are already in operation.
Jack Ma encourages those that are in businesses and making a difference in local communities.— Alesimo Mwanga - 22 on Sloane
Applicants can come from anywhere in South Africa, any town, city or township. They can be of any age, sector or gender from anywhere in the 54 African countries.— Alesimo Mwanga - 22 on Sloane
Applications are currently open and interested entrepreneurs can click here to apply.
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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Enter competition to find Africa's 100 next great entrepreneurs