Software Deadline:Thursday, June 18, 2020

Earlier than the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, we preferred to say agribusiness is a trillion-dollar alternative. Now, everybody on the planet understands that agribusiness actually is a important business.

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize goals to seek out Africa’s brightest younger agrifood entrepreneurs. We’re looking for agribusinesses that deliver know-how, innovation, and fervour to the agriculture and meals industries.

YOU may win certainly one of two US$50,000 money prizes that may enable you change your world and rework the agri-food enterprise in Africa.

The chance

Two entrepreneurs, one girl, and one man will every win 50,000 US {Dollars} for essentially the most modern and scalable enterprise ventures. Ten finalists will profit from a package deal of assist to spice up their enterprise. 250 candidates will profit from on-line coaching to strengthen their enterprise plans.

We wish to hear from companies that present

  • originality and innovation
  • market potential and traction
  • social or environmental influence
  • a viable and scalable enterprise mannequin
  • and an inspiring and investible workforce

Eligibility standards

The entrepreneur making use of should:

  • be aged 18-35 on the day of submission to the competitors
  • maintain nationality (with official ID) from any of the 54 nations of the African Union
  • be the founder/co-founder of the enterprise she or he represents within the competitors and play an lively function in its operations and management
  • don’t have any felony file associated to corruption, tax evasion, monetary impropriety, felony or different offense
  • not be a earlier GoGettaz finalist.  (However should you made it to the semi finals beforehand you may compete once more)

Their enterprise should:

  • have its headquarters in one of many 54 international locations of the African Union, and be formally registered by 1 August 2020
  • be designed to be financially sustainable, both as a for-profit enterprise or a market-based social enterprise
  • producing income at the very least partially and aiming for non-donor-based sustainability
  • play a task within the agri-food sector

Choice standards

  1. Innovation: What drawback does your enterprise clear up for its prospects? What’s its resolution? How is that this distinctive or modern?
  2. Market: Who’re your prospects? Who’re your rivals? What’s the market potential? What’s your go-to-market plan?
  3. Enterprise Mannequin: How does your enterprise generate income? How does it or will it obtain revenue? What’s your plan for scaling up your enterprise?
  4. Impression: How does your enterprise have a optimistic social or environmental influence? How are you minimizing your destructive impacts?
  5. Staff: Who’s in your management workforce? What expertise and experience do they bring about to the enterprise?

Timeline

– Purposes open till Thursday, June 18, 2020

– Skilled reviewers will study all purposes, contemplating the above standards

– 24 semi-finalists shall be notified by way of Fb and e-mail by 22 July 2020. Semi-finalists will every be interviewed and requested for additional info

– 10 finalists, 5 male, and 5 feminine shall be chosen and notified by way of Fb, in particular person or by e-mail, by 5 August 2020

– Finalists shall be invited to compete within the ultimate stay or digital pitching contest on the Africa Inexperienced Revolution Discussion board (AGRF) assembly between 8-11 September 2020. Relying on the coronavirus state of affairs this shall be a part of a full week of actions that finalists shall be anticipated to attend, from 8-11 September 2020. Must you not have a sound passport and plan to enter GoGettaz, please apply for one now

– All 10 finalists shall be awarded mentorship, programming linkages, and different steerage to proceed their entrepreneurial journey

NOTE: All dates talked about above might be topic to alter because of the COVID-19 disaster.

For Extra Info:

Go to the Official Webpage of the GOGETTAZ Agripreneur Prize 2020

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