The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) is an annual business platform initiated in the framework of EMRC international activities, aimed at strengthening Africa’s private sector and attracting investment to the Continent. Initiated over a dozen years ago in Brussels, AFIF has been held in Europe: Cologne, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Geneva, Lisbon and Paris. And for the first time in Africa in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015.
In the framework of the 2017 edition of the Africa Finance & Investment Forum and to encourage sustainable development, economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa, EMRC will present the “AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017”, providing an African existing small-medium business with a financial contribution and exposure/visibility for a project.
The “AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017” is organised with the support of the Rabobank Foundation.
The award winner will receive a US$ 10.000,00 cash prize;
A year long media promotion support in and out of Africa;
Free participation in the AFIF 2017, including the Training Conference.
Applications are limited to existing small-medium businesses based in Africa;
SMEs with an annual turnover of up to 15 million €;
Business owners must come from and be based in Africa (there are no gender or age requirements);
The contest is open to all sectors of economic activity;
The contest is not open to greenfield business – the project must have been ongoing for at least two (2) years – and the summary financial statements of the last two years must be provided (application form).
A Selection Committee will evaluate according to:
Potential for growth
Impact on job creation
Social and economic impact
Impact on the environment
Experience of the managers
Project presentation (at AFIF 2017)
Candidates are invited to submit application documents, with their complete contact details to: email@example.com no later than December 19th, 2016. Applications that are sent after this date or that are not duly filled-in will not be considered.
Get more information at the official AFIF Entreneurship Award 2017 page.
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The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) is an annual business platform initiated in the f...