Apply Now for the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2023
GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2023: Empowering African Agribusinesses.
- Apply now for the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2023, aimed at youth-led African agribusinesses. Winners receive a game-changing $50,000 cash prize to accelerate their business. With a focus on innovation, market potential, and social impact, this is a chance to shine in the agrifood sector.
Updated on by Olusegun Fapohunda
Are you a young, dynamic, and ambitious entrepreneur in the agri-food sector in Africa? If yes, then here’s an exciting opportunity for you. The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2023 is now accepting applications. This annual competition, organized by Generation Africa, focuses on recognizing and supporting innovative and high-potential agribusinesses across the African continent. It culminates in a thrilling final pitch contest at the AGRF Summit, where two deserving entrepreneurs, one man and one woman, are awarded a game-changing cash prize.
About Generation Africa and the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition
In its fifth year, Generation Africa has successfully established the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition as the most significant annual agripreneurship competition in Africa. The initiative aims to inspire millions of young people to venture into the fast-evolving agrifood sector. Generation Africa’s support extends beyond the competition, offering a bespoke Generation Africa Fellowship Programme (GAFP), special scholarship opportunities, advocacy platforms, and more.
The competition rewards innovation and scalability in business ventures. Two entrepreneurs, one woman and one man, will each win $50,000 USD to accelerate the growth and scaling of their business ventures.
To be eligible for the competition, entrepreneurs should meet the following criteria:
- Age 35 or below on the date of submission to the competition
- Legally recognized as an adult in their country of nationality
- National of an African Union member country
- Founder or co-founder of the venture they represent
- No criminal record related to corruption, tax evasion, financial impropriety, felony or other offenses
The venture should meet the following requirements:
- Legally registered in an African Union member country or in the process of registration prior to June 1, 2023
- Headquartered in an African Union member country
- Designed to be financially sustainable
- Engaged in the agri-food sector or supports its development through innovation or process improvement
Businesses demonstrating innovation, market potential, social and environmental impact, a viable business model, and a competent team are encouraged to apply.
The application includes questions about your entrepreneurial mindset, revenue model, customer and competitor understanding, and business challenges. After the initial screening, shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit a two-minute pitch video.
The deadline for applications is June 19, 2023. For more details and to apply, visit the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize website. Don’t miss this chance to take your agribusiness to new heights!
The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2023 is more than just a competition; it’s a platform that provides young African agripreneurs the recognition, support, and resources they need to scale their businesses. If you believe your venture has the potential to transform Africa’s agrifood sector, this is the perfect opportunity to give it the spotlight it deserves. Apply now and make a difference in the African agrifood landscape!
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