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ACCELAwards 2019

Accelerated mentoring and promotion platform for early-stage African start-ups.

About this Accelerator

At the LBS Africa Club, our vision is to have a profound impact on business development in Africa. We are therefore proud to present ACCELAwards as part of our long-term commitment to African entrepreneurship.

The ACCELAwards is an annual business start-up competition organized by the Club in collaboration with its Alumni and Corporate Partners. It is designed to provide promising African start-ups with an international platform to promote their ideas, brands and businesses.

ACCELAwards 2019 offers the top 3 finalists the opportunity to get:
Unparalleled International Exposure,
Prestigious Brand Partnership,
Global Business Mentoring & Network,
Fully Sponsored Trip to London and £15,000 in Award Prizes.

The competition is open to all African focused start-ups which meets the below entry criteria.
1. For Profit Business that operates in Africa;
2. Founder that demonstrates long-term, personal commitment to Africa;
3. Innovative product/service or business model;
4. High growth trajectory.

Find out more at


  • London, UK