Bestowed by a jury of CEOs and innovation specialists, the Disrupter of the Year award will be attributed to the leader of a young company (created less than ten years ago). This company stands out for its significant growth potential in Africa and the disruptive nature of its activities, which move away from the widely employed strategies of large groups by offering innovative solutions. Priority will be given to initiatives in the field of new technologies related to finance, health, agriculture or energy.

Eligible candidates:
All founders or CEOs of African companies created less than 10 years ago.

Candidature by application, third-party nomination (company or individual), or identification by the Africa CEO Forum’s editorial team.

Jury:
List to be provided

Criteria: 
- The disruptive aspect of the company’s products and services
- Revenue and job growth over the past year
- Collaboration initiated with an innovative company
- The impact of projects and services developed by the company

Procedure :
- The call for applications will be open from 14 november to 31 december 2018.
- The winning organization will receive its trophee during a dedicated session at the next edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM, the 25 and 26 march 2019 in Kigali (Rwanda).
- The nominated companies will be informed a few weeks before the event. They must commit to sending one of their leaders to the Africa CEO Forum.

Please fill-in the application form.

For any question, please contact: awards@theafricaceoforum.com

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* 1. Candidate information

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* 2. Description of the disruptive character of the company’s products and services
(How and to what extent are the company’s activities making a difference in the sector and are they creating new opportunities?) - 200 words

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* 3. Revenue growth (total amount and percentage over the past year)

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* 4. Number of jobs created over the past year

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* 5. If a specific innovative program has been initiated, please describe its main components.
(Describe the program and partners) - 100 words

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* 6. Impact of the innovations 
(Describe the impact by project, product, or initiative in the area of financial inclusion, access to electricity, health care, education, etc.) – 200 words

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* 7. I certify the truth, accuracy, and completeness of the above information.

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