Nigerian Entrepreneur Gets Over N90m Support From Jack Ma Foundation
A Nigerian entrepreneur, Temie Giwa- Tubosun yesterday pipped nine other African entrepreneurs to land Jack Ma’s $250,000 (over N90m) prize money for innovation in business
Temie-Giwa is the Founder and CEO of LifeBank, a medical distribution company which makes distribution of blood to people in dire crisis easier and faster, through technological means.
The Nigerian emerged top of the first three best initiatives selected by a group of four judges at the grand finale of the first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative, ANPI, last night in Accra Ghana
The ANPI is an initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, created by Jack Ma after his first trip to Africa in 2017. The aim of the prize is to support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future.
The initiative is committing $10 million across ten years, where about 10 budding entrepreneurs will be supported with $1m every year.