Call for Applications: Global Startup Awards Competition for West African Startups

Call for Applications: Global Startup Awards Competition
Call for Applications: Global Startup Awards Competition

The GSA Western Africa Awards competition seeks to identify and offer rewards to promising startup businesses and entrepreneurs.


Since its launch in 2018, the Western Africa Startup Awards, which forms part of the Global Startup Awards (GSA) has provided a platform for startups with high impact potential to connect with investors. We are seeking the rising innovation leaders, tech startups and entrepreneurs demonstrating innovative solutions to address Africa’s massive unmet demands.


The Western Africa Startup Awards seeks to reward and support those entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem leaders making an impact in the key areas that:

✓ Notably Harness Diversified Emerging Technologies and Innovation

✓ Stimulate Cross-border Collaboration

✓ Guarantee Environmental Sustainability

✓ Provide Inclusive Economic Growth

Who can apply? 

Are you a startup business wanting to benefit from what the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) offers?

Do you want to expand your tech business into other African and global markets?

Are you a startup, an African tech business seeking visibility on a global tech platform to attract investors and funders?

Do you have solutions that may scale to address the continent’s key impact areas?

Do you want to network with global leaders, governments, corporates and stakeholders to take your business to the next level?

If YES, then the GSA Competition is for you!


The Western Africa Startup Awards connects the best of Western African tech startups across the region to a global network of leading investors and innovation ecosystems. The Western Africa Startup Awards will offer startups access to:

  • New Markets
  • Funding
  • A Global Network Of Leaders
  • Exposure On A Global Stage

Application Deadline – February 26, 2023

For more information, click here to visit the official website

Click here to apply now


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