Burning Heroes Founders Association Launches BH Africa Startup Awards 2024: Opportunity for African and Middle Eastern Startups to Shine Globally

The BH Africa Startup Awards, held in 2023, celebrated the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem across the continent, featuring over 80 startups.

A panel of judges comprising professionals from leading tech companies and venture capital firms evaluated and recognized nine standout startups, awarding prizes valued at approximately $21,000 in the form of promo codes and exclusive meetings with industry leaders.

Categories for Prize Allocation

Startups participating in the competition will be judged across six main categories, including Mobility & Prop-tech, Climate & Agri-tech, Fintech & Insur-tech, Space & Emerging/Hi-tech, AI for Good, and Edtech/Civic tech.

Eligibility Criteria

The competition is open to African and Middle Eastern startups aspiring to expand globally or achieve significant growth milestones.

Eligible participants include campus-based startups, pre-seed startups with market validation and a product prototype, and seed stage startups.

Benefits for Winners

Winning startups will have the opportunity to gain media exposure, receive personalized advisory sessions with industry experts, access exclusive pricing and promo codes from partners, establish connections with venture capitalists, and become members of a closed community tailored to support their growth journey.

Application Deadline and Process

Interested startups can apply for the BH Africa Startup Awards 2024 by April 1, 2024, through the provided link.

This presents a valuable opportunity for emerging ventures to showcase their innovation, connect with stakeholders, and accelerate their path to success on a global scale.

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