Alibaba Group Program 2021 For Young African Entrepreneurs

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The Alibaba eFounders Fellowship is excited to announce Class 7, which will be open to digital venture founders/co-founders from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, and South Africa for a 2-week entrepreneurship class in Hangzhou, China.

Relax and read the materials; the World Scholarship Forum has compiled all of the information you’ll need for the Alibaba Group Program 2021.

We collaborate with a variety of organizations from various locations to support the program and its participants.

As part of his role as UNCTAD Special Advisor for Youth, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business, Jack Ma explored opportunities with African youth and enterprises to participate in global commerce and increase awareness of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which led to the creation of the eFounders Fellowship.

Take a quick look at the table of contents below to see what you’ll learn from this article.

ABOUT THE AWARD

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Program Timeframe:
The Alibaba Group Program 2021 has a number of advantages.
Nationality of the Host
Nationality Requirements
The Alibaba Group Program 2021’s Eligibility Requirement

How To Apply For the Alibaba Group Program 2021
Application deadline for the Alibaba Group Program 2021
FAQs
Can more than one founder/co-founder from one firm apply and join the Alibaba Netpreneur training program?
Can the founder of a company send a representative to attend the program?
Where on the online form should I upload my business registration?
When should I arrive in Hangzhou for the program? What is the earliest I can leave Hangzhou after the program?
Conclusion
Recommendation
Reference
About the Award

The eFounders Fellowship is a two-week course for entrepreneurs in developing countries who are operating open, platform-based businesses in the eCommerce, logistics, big data, and tourism spaces. The program will provide first-hand exposure to and learning about eCommerce innovations from China and around the world that enabled growth and a more inclusive development model for all.

The eFounders Fellowship program provides first-hand exposure to eCommerce and digital innovations, access to business leaders across Alibaba and China, as well as an opportunity to connect with like-minded, leading entrepreneurs in your region. The fellowship is a community of passionate and successful “Champions for the New Economy” looking to inspire and create a more inclusive development model for all.

The eFounders Fellowship program is jointly organized by Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), who are implementing the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

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Number of Awards:
There will be 40 places available

Duration of Program:
June 7th – 17th, 2021.

Benefits of the Alibaba Group Program 2021
The key factors in Alibaba’s long-term success.
The defining moments and failures that have shaped Alibaba’s journey (including the early stages of development).
An understanding of Alibaba’s ecosystem.
Program costs:

Covered:

Hotel accommodation(shared room).
Training materials and training session costs.
Field trips and site visit transportation costs.
Small daily living allowance of 30 RMB/day.
Not covered (costs you must personally cover):

Air tickets and transportation/pick-up services to and from Hangzhou, China.
Single hotel room requests (if you would like to stay in a single room you will be required to cover the full cost yourself).
Additional food or personal expenses
Host Nationality
The host nationality is Hangzhou, China

Eligible Nationality
Eligible Countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa.

Eligibility Requirement for the Alibaba Group Program 2021
You MUST be a founder or co-founder of an officially registered digital venture that has been in operation for at least 2 years.
Your venture MUST be headquartered, located in or operates in one of the following countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa.
You MUST provide at least 1 referral in your application (referrals from a partner/organizer/eFounders Fellow are preferred).
You MUST provide your official business license when requested during the application process.
Entrepreneurs below 35 years old, female entrepreneurs, and target country locals are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Selection Criteria: Class 9 welcomes entrepreneurs who are:
Authentic, open-minded and altruistic leaders of the ‘new economy’.
Building enterprises for long-term success, not for short-term profit.
Mission-driven and have a strong sense of purpose, integrity, vision, and drive.
Willing to learn and share their experiences and ideas.
How To Apply For the Alibaba Group Program 2021
APPLY HERE
Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Application deadline for the Alibaba Group Program 2021
The Application Deadline for the Alibaba Group program 2021 is 27th March 2021

FAQs
Can more than one founder/co-founder from one firm apply and join the Alibaba Netpreneur training program?
Actually, more than one founder/co-founder from a business venture can apply. But due to limited positions in the program, only one founder/co-founder from each company can be taken.

Can the founder of a company send a representative to attend the program?
The program is designed for founders, co-founders or business owners. However, the representative maybe considered if he or she is one of the founders or business owners in the company. For example, if the business is a family business, and the son/daughter is actively managing the company, he or she can also apply. But the representative must submit his/her own application and be interviewed in order to attend.

Where on the online form should I upload my business registration?
You do not need to upload your business registration for the online application. But, you may be asked to provide a business license during the interview session.

When should I arrive in Hangzhou for the program? What is the earliest I can leave Hangzhou after the program?
Honestly, you will be need to check into the hotel on 15th of March 2021. However, the program will start on the morning of 16th of March (Monday). Also, the program will close finally around 21:00 pm on 25th of February. So, the earliest you can leave Hangzhou is the evening of 25th March.

Conclusion
In conclusion, the Alibaba eFounders Fellowship is delighted to introduce Class 7 of the eFounders Fellowship, which will be open to founders/co-founders of digital ventures from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa, for a 2-week entrepreneurship class in Hangzhou, China. Read and apply.

 

Last Updated on May 25, 2021 by Akwaowo Akpan

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