Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 for African-based Entrepreneurs ($USD 10,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: December 19th 2016

Nairobi, Kenya | 13 February 2017 – 16 February 2017

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« , offering a financial contribution and exposure/visibility to an African SME for a project with good impact.

AFIF 2017’s focus is to promote access to finance and strengthen entrepreneurship in Africa. To achieve this, EMRC  is launching the annual “AFIF Entrepreneurship Award” ), calling all African-based entrepreneurs to participate in this renowned award, which will be followed by international partners, leading African businesses and international media.

The “AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017” is sponsored by the Rabobank Foundation.

The award winner will receive a cash prize, one year of media promotion and support within and outside of Africa, free participation in the AFIF 2017, including the training, conference and travel expenses to the AFIF 2017.


  • An existing African small-medium business, will receive a US$10.000,00 cash prize, yearlong media promotion support in and out of Africa, free participation in the AFIF 2017, including the pre-conference Training.

AFIF 2017 will gather over 300 delegates from all over Africa, Europe, America and Middle East. EMRC will organise a pre-conference training on « A Road-map for Entrepreneurship Growth » (13th -14th February 2017). The training is addressed exclusively to AFIF 2017 participants and will be divided in two linguistic groups (English and French).

Application Procedure

Applications  must be sent to EMRC ([email protected]) by December 19th, 2016.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 



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