Netpreneurs Prize

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Thousands applied for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize

Over 9,000 African startups applied for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize according to organisers. They stand a chance to win a share of the $1 million grant by the Jack Ma Foundation.

African startups invited to apply

Africa's digital technology startups are being reminded to enter Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative for 2019. The call for entries closes on 30 June 2019.

Applications to Jack Ma's prize for African startups are now open

Africa Netpreneur Prize led by Jack Ma Foundation officially open for applications.

Afrikan startups can start applying to Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize from 27 March 2019

Jack Ma's competition for Afrikan digital startups has announced a launch date for 2019.

Jack Ma to retire from Alibaba on his 54th birthday

Jack Ma announced he will retire from his roles at the Alibaba Group on his 54th birthday, 10 September 2018.

Brian Wong talks about Alibaba's strategy for Afrika and the Netpreneurs Prize

Following on accepting and training their first cohort of 24 Afrikan startups as part of the eFounder Fellowship training programme, Alibaba this year went on to launch another initiative aimed at empowering Afrikan technology startups. Named the Netpreneur Prize, the programme will invest a minimum of $1 million a year

Jack Ma is looking to empower Afrikan startups with the Netpreneurs Prize

At an event hosted in Johannesburg on 8 August 2018, Jack Ma launched the Netpreneur Prize which seeks to support and fund Afrikan startups and entrepreneurs. The Alibaba Group founder and Exexutive Chairman also explained that the prize will be looking for entrepreneurs who are working to address Afrika’s