AFRICAN INNOVATION PRIZE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

Welcome to the African Innovation Prize Business Plan Competition again!! If you have an idea for a new venture or innovation, we can help you make it a reality.

The African Innovation Prize started with a goal of encouraging entrepreneurship within African Universities.  We are now looking for YOU, new student entrepreneurs for 2016. Our goal is to unleash the entrepreneurial potential of students to develop their ideas, skills, and experiences through enterprise.  Our business creation competition, along with training and mentoring events can take you from idea to business in under a year. You can enter in one or both stages of AIP’s competition.  Entering the AIP business plan competition is an excellent opportunity to benefit from:

  • Chance to win cash prizes at each stage (Phase 1 and Phase 2)
  • Training in essential business skills
  • Feedback on your business idea from world class judges
  • Media exposure for your business idea
  • Introduction to network of global entrepreneurs, investors and potential partners

The 2016 AIP Business Plan Competition will take place in two phases. The focus of the 2016 competition will be at the University of Rwanda at the following Colleges and the Akilah Institute for Women: 

  • College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Arts and Social Sciences 
  • College of Business and Economics 
  • College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
  • College of Medicine and Health sciences
  • College of Science and Technology
  • Akilah Institute for Women

PLEASE READ THE COMPETITION'S TERMS AND CONDITIONS. NOTE THAT THE APPLICATIONS SENT AFTER THE DEADLINES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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