4 categories of Awards

  • The Great Prize

This prize awards the entrepreneur whose business plan is the most profitable and efficient to undertake challenges, meet populations needs and the most likely to carry positive and concrete changes to Africa.

Through this prize, the partners of the ARA aim to highlight the commitments skills of an entrepreneur from Africa or its Diaspora. They also reward his initiative and contribution to the promotion of entrepreneurship, a decisive lever for Africa’s development.

  • The Award for Women’s Entrepreneurship

This prize awards a women’s entrepreneurship project, raising its exemplary qualities favouring the transition towards a more viable and sustainable economic model in Africa. The jury intends to felicitate and encourage the dynamism and leadership of African women, carrying innovative, visionary and sustainable projects.

  • The  Prize for the Best Ivorian Start-Up

This prize rewards an entrepreneur () from Ivory Cost, for the exemplary nature of its project in any domain favoring the transition towards a viable and sustainable economic model in Côte d’Ivoire.

Through this prize, the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières – BRVM wants to encourage the Côte d’Ivoire entrepreneurial initiatives, and to incite the entrepreneurs (his)((her),(its) from Côte d’Ivoire to share their experience for the profit of ivorians and for the development of the country.

  • The Jury Prize

This price has for object to reward an entrepreneur () African or stemming from the Diaspora, for the exemplary nature of its project in any domain favoring the transition to a viable and sustainable economic model in Africa. Through this price, the jury of the ARA wants to encourage a start-up to the obvious potential.