Wharton Africa Business Forum New Venture Competition 2021

Wharton Africa Business Forum New Venture Competition applications are open for suitably qualified individuals as a pitch competition for early-stage ventures, designed to showcase a new generation of innovators.

About Wharton Africa Business Forum

The Wharton Africa Business Forum was founded in 1992 and serves as an Africa focused business conference in the U.S that converges CEO`s, visionaries, dignitaries and young professionals from around the world to debate, exchange ideas, mentor and champion Africa as a business destination.

Requirements for WABF New Venture Competition

To be eligible to participate in the NVC, founders must meet the following criteria:

  • Pre-Seed or Seed (business must have raised no more than $150K).
  • Company must have less than 3 years of operation and no more than 50 employees.
  • Business must primarily be serving African market although the business doesn’t have to be domiciled in Africa.
  • Open to all industries.

How to Apply for the WABF New Venture Competition

To apply for the ongoing John and Kerry Lovering Scholarship is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started

Application Deadline

It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the WABF New Venture Competition on or before September 12, 2021

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