ACCEL Awards returns in 2019 with the annual African entrepreneurship start-up contest. The elite London Business School’s Africa Club is organizing the competition, along with the Africa Club Alumni, FTSE 100 companies, media companies, venture capital firms, and entrepreneurship incubators.
Give your start-up a better chance of global success through an international platform that will help you promote your ideas, brand, and business. The open platform allows you to connect with global business leaders and innovators as well as access to mentorship in all business areas.
Timeline: the deadline for applications is the 31st of January, 2019!
The ACCEL Awards team is investing in mentoring and promoting early-stage African start-ups with the ultimate goal of developing successful businesses in Africa.
What’s in it for us? There are no strings attached! We feel a responsibility towards the African continent to ensure that our biggest ideas benefit from having a global view of their businesses and access to funding. Our satisfaction comes from seeing you succeed!
The first edition received 250 exceptional applications from 26 African countries, from a wide range of sectors including agriculture, retail, construction, banking, and technology.
With the help of business mentors from the London Business School community and from our partner companies and Venture Capitalists, as well as the money awarded, the start-up finalists and last year’s competition winner have had a very busy schedule so far.
Apply for the ACCEL Award 2019 Now!
To apply visit www.accelaward.com and tell us all about your innovative entrepreneurial ventures.
Up to £15,000 in prizes across 3 finalists including an all-expense paid trip to London to pitch your idea to VCs and attractive cash prizes.
The applications for ACCEL Award 2019 will close on January 31.