ABOUT THE STARTUP MZANSI AWARDS
Starting and growing a successful a company is a difficult task; entrepreneurs need a variety of elements to be successful including mentorship, encouragement, talented people, funding and a network of contacts.
Startup Mzansi Foundation, as the voice of entrepreneurs, leads South Africa’s grassroots effort to build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem that will fuel economic prosperity.
The Startup Mzansi Awards celebrates and distinguish the individuals, communities and institutions in South Africa that have demonstrated innovation, excellence, outstanding achievement and impact in advancing South African entrepreneurship.
Objectives of the Startup Mzansi Awards
• Celebrate those working to advance entrepreneurship in South Africa;
• Increase those working to advance entrepreneurship in South Africa;
• Incentivize efforts and elevate the ambitions of the South African entrepreneurial community
The winners of the Startup Mzansi Awards are selected by an esteemed adjudication committee which consists of a diverse group of leading entrepreneurs, ecosystem builders, and previous Startup Mzansi Award recipients.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Startup Mzansi Awards. Click here to submit a nomination for the 2017 Startup Mzansi Awards. The deadline to submit a nomination is August 12, 2017.