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The 2022 AFRICA’S BUSINESS HEROES COMPETITION prize is here with aim to find, recognize, and promote African entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact in their communities, striving to solve critical issues, and creating a more sustainable economy for the future.


ABH’s mission is to provide a forum for African entrepreneurs to develop their creativity and company ideas, as well as to inspire others to explore entrepreneurship since every year, ABH chooses ten finalists to compete in the ABH Grand Finale, which is broadcasted across Africa and broadcast online.

Over the next ten years, ABH wants to strengthen the African entrepreneur ecosystem by uncovering, presenting the stories of, training, and awarding /investing US$100 million in grant financing to 100 African business heroes. Millions more will be inspired by Africa’s Business Heroes.


  • ABH Finalists will pitch their business to a global panel of legendary judges to win a share of the $1.5 million (USD) award.
  • Mentorship, training, and membership in the ABH community.
  • ABH finalists receive invaluable training and mentorship,
  • An opportunity to network with the ABH’s growing community of talented and inspiring minds.


Excited to apply for the ABH prize competition, below are the, 2022 Africa’s business heroes competition applicable sections:

  • Eligibility Check.
  • Reference.  (An opportunity for a mentor, colleague or partner to tell us more about you and why you’re a good fit for the ABH prize.)
  • Founder Profile.
  • Business Profile.
  • Business Deep Dive.( inquiries about the problem your company is attempting to solve, the solution, its competitiveness, market traction, business model, and future plans)
  • Video Introductions: (opportunity to introduce yourself, your team and a customer.)


  • Open to Candidates from all 54 African Countries(You or parent or grandparent  must have African citizenship)
  • Entrepreneurs of all ages and genders are encouraged to apply.
  • Entrepreneurs from all industries are eligible to apply.( (Should be the founder or co-founder of the company)
  • Entrepreneurs from all levels of society.
  • Accompany is African based.
  • Business has been in operation & has revenue for atleast 3years.

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