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 (www.JackMaFoundation.org.cn) was founded on 15 December 2014 and has been focusing on education, entrepreneurship, women’s leadership, and the environment.