London Business School’s Africa Club ACCEL Awards 2019 in UK
  • Fully Funded

The ACCEL Awards is an annual business start-up contest organized by the London Business School’s Africa Club in collaboration with the Club Alumni and Corporate Partners including FTSE 100 companies, venture capital firms, entrepreneurship incubators, and media companies.

  • Get international visibility across the world’s most successful corporations, media firms and African professionals
  • ACCELAwards is organised by the Africa Club of the London Business School. One of the world’s elite business schools
  • Access mentoring from a deep pool of business talent at the London Business School and partnering firms
  • Join a global network of successful Africa Club Alumni, business partners and Africa focused professionals

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At the Africa Club, Their vision is to have a profound impact on business development in Africa. Therefore, they are proud to introduce the ACCEL Awards as part of their long-term commitment to African entrepreneurship. The ACCEL Awards is designed to recognize promising African start-ups and providing them with an international platform to promote their ideas, brands and businesses.

For Their sponsoring partners, the ACCEL Awards creates an open platform to engage with emerging African leaders and innovators, and identify pioneering trends and business opportunities. It also offers a unique opportunity to partner with the London Business School, one of the world’s elite business school, get unparalleled visibility and access some of the world’s most successful corporations, innovative entrepreneurs, media firms and global talent pool.

The Africa Club is a student-run club at London Business School. They exist to promote engagement on Africa within the school and with the broader business community, either in London, Africa or globally. Their members are individuals who have either worked in Africa or have cultural or professional interests in the continent.

Location:

United Kingdom

Benefits

  • Unparalleled International Exposure:
    • Get international visibility across the world’s most successful corporations, media firms and African professionals
  • Prestigious Brand Partnership
    • ACCELAwards is organized by the Africa Club of the London Business School. One of the world’s elite business schools
  • International Business Mentoring
    • Access mentoring from a deep pool of business talent at the London Business School and partnering firms
  • Worldwide Business Network
    • Join a global network of successful Africa Club Alumni, business partners and Africa focused professionals
  • Fully Sponsored Trip to London & £15,000 in Award Prizes for the Top 3 Start-ups.

Eligibilities

  • Finalists will need to show proof of been citizen of an African country. The awards specifically focus on giving African entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their ideas, brands and businesses on an international platform and access to mentorship from leading venture capitalists.
  • If the business concept caters for the African market and you can prove African origin, you are eligible to enter.
  • For more information please visit the official link.
Eligible Regions: Africa

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

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Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

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