10 African startups shortlisted for the US$1.5m Jack Ma’s Africa Netpreneur Prize

AFRICA – Jack Ma Foundation has shortlisted 10 finalists for its Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) which will offer selected innovative tech startups access to a US$1.5 million prize pool. The project in its second edition was created by Alibaba founder Jack Ma after his first trip to Africa in 2017 with the aim supporting the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The first edition was won by Nigerian startup LifeBank in November last year. The 10 entrepreneurs that represent eight African countries were selected from over 22,000 applications across all the 54 African nations.…

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