Top 10 Finalists of “Africa’s Business Heroes” Grand Finale Announced

The Guardian Nigeria | Oct 12, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • Ten finalists, 50% female and from eight African countries, gear up for grand finale pitch in November; confirmed finale judges include Jack Ma, Ibukun Awosika, Strive Masiyiwa and Joe Tsai; ABH televised show featuring this year’s competition will air in November and December.
  • The ABH program will recognize 100 African entrepreneurs and allocate US$100 million, over a ten-year period, in grant funding, training, mentoring and learning initiatives, access to key networks, and to develop a vibrant entrepreneur community to support Africa’s future business leaders.
  • About Jack Ma Foundation: Established by Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group, the Jack Ma Foundation ( was founded on 15 December 2014 and has been focusing on education, entrepreneurship, women’s leadership, and the environment.