How to Apply for the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

Are you a young, dynamic, and ambitious entrepreneur in the agri-food sector in Africa? If yes, then here’s an exciting opportunity for you. The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2023 is now accepting applications. This annual competition, organized by Generation Africa, focuses on recognizing and supporting innovative and high-potential agribusinesses across the African continent. It culminates in a thrilling final pitch contest at the AGRF Summit, where two deserving entrepreneurs, one man and one woman, are awarded a game-changing cash prize.

About Generation Africa and the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

In its fifth year, Generation Africa has successfully established the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition as the most significant annual agripreneurship competition in Africa. The initiative aims to inspire millions of young people to venture into the fast-evolving agrifood sector. Generation Africa’s support extends beyond the competition, offering a bespoke Generation Africa Fellowship Programme (GAFP), special scholarship opportunities, advocacy platforms, and more.

Selection Criteria

Businesses demonstrating innovation, market potential, social and environmental impact, a viable business model, and a competent team are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the competition, entrepreneurs should meet the following criteria:

  • Age 35 or below on the date of submission to the competition
  • Legally recognized as an adult in their country of nationality
  • National of an African Union member country
  • Founder or co-founder of the venture they represent
  • No criminal record related to corruption, tax evasion, financial impropriety, felony or other offenses

The venture should meet the following requirements:

  • Legally registered in an African Union member country or in the process of registration prior to June 1, 2023
  • Headquartered in an African Union member country
  • Designed to be financially sustainable
  • Engaged in the agri-food sector or supports its development through innovation or process improvement

Also See: Access Bank & Udacity’s Advance Africa Scholarship 

Application Process

The application includes questions about your entrepreneurial mindset, revenue model, customer and competitor understanding, and business challenges. After the initial screening, shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit a two-minute pitch video.


The deadline for applications is June 19, 2023. For more details and to apply, visit the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize website. Don’t miss this chance to take your agribusiness to new heights!


The competition rewards innovation and scalability in business ventures. Two entrepreneurs, one woman and one man, will each win $50,000 USD to accelerate the growth and scaling of their business ventures.


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