10 Start-up Competitions for African Entrepreneurs

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  • Going for Gold
  • Pivot East
  • 88mph
  • Startup World
  • Apps4Africa
  • GIST Tech-I Competition
  • African Innovation Prize
  • South African Brewery Kickstart
  • StartUp Open
  • Seedstars World
  • A.W.S. Global Start-Up Challenge

Going for Gold

Without the professional and financial support of start-up competitions, many of the stellar technology products, services and companies coming out of Africa might still be a twinkle in their ambitious founder’s eye. Keep reading to learn about the African-based and global contests working to boost aspiring entrepreneurs and advance the continent’s innovative edge. —Patrice Peck

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