5 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 Prize of Francophonie        

This award recognizes an entrepreneur from the Francophone area, for the exemplary nature of his project in any field that favors the transition to a viable and sustainable economic model in the Francophonie. Through this award, the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) wants to encourage the entrepreneurial initiatives of the Francophonie, and to encourage the entrepreneurs of French-speaking peoples to share their experience for the benefit of the French-speaking population. for the development of the area.

The Agri-Tech Prize

This prize rewards an entrepreneur in the field of agriculture, for the exemplary nature of his project in any field promoting the transition to a viable and sustainable economic model in Ivory Coast. Through this award, Societe Generale wants to encourage African entrepreneurial initiatives, and encourage young entrepreneurs to share their experience for the benefit of the people and for the development of the continent.