Award Process

In the history of The Founder of the Year Awards, #FOYA2020EA will take a turn when it comes to the award process. Here is how the award process will run;

1. Open submission for top 30 entrepreneurs in each category per country in East Africa

2. The selection panel decides on the top 30 founders to make it to the list

3. The list is released to the public for voting in each category per country

4. The top (1) Founder with the highest votes automatically makes it to the Final list of #FOYA2020EA

5. The top 1 per country, per category is then paired up with the top 1 within the same category from each country (4 nominees) to battle it out though voting

6. The winning formula is 60% voting and 40% executive selection panel decision