Meet Total’s Startupper of The Year Winners From Ethiopia


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Startupper of the Year Challenger by TotalEnergies

After the decisive final stage during which the 15 finalists were invited to pitch their project to a local jury, 3 winners were chosen in each country.

32 African countries took part in the Startupper of the Year Challenge by TotalEnergies’ 3rd edition! Our aim is to support young entrepreneurs’ that have either a young established startup (under 3 years) or a business creation idea. On top a prize for each of these two categories, we also awarded a best female entrepreneur.

The 3 winners will receive financial supportmedia visibility and personalised coaching to guide them in developing their project.

This years’ winners were selected according to: their alignment to the Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the United Nations, their innovative character and a feasibility of the project over the coming years.

The different phases of the Challenge

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