Alibaba Get Global Challenge 2020


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14020
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded

Opportunity Description

Digital solutions during COVID-19 and beyond

Today, everyone in any country in the world becomes vulnerable to COVID-19.

The Alibaba Business School GET, with the cooperation of African Leadership University, is going to launch the Africa edition of the GET Global Challenge 2020 with the theme of Digital Solutions during COVID-19 and beyond. The challenge is looking for innovative digital ideas to assess the people, businesses, and institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The program aims to support, encourage, inspire the young applicants with innovative minds, and make solutions for each stage of life from any field.

More details of the challenge:


Host institutions: African Leadership University

Partner organization: Alibaba Business School Global Ecommerce Talent program

Benefits of the challenge:

  • 14000 USD Dollars as a fund
  • A trip to Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China
  • Admission opportunity to Alibaba GET Talent bank, connecting with expert mentors, investors, employers, and business opportunities.
  • Access to special prizes at the regional level.
  • Access to premium digital economy and entrepreneurship education

Location: China

Key dates:

  • Deadline: 4 May 2020
  • Coaching date: 9 May to 5 June 2020
  • Regional selection date: 11 June to 11 August 2020
  • Regional Finals date: 13 to 15 August 2020
  • Global final date: 17 t 25 August 2020


Applicants with the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • Applicant’s age should be between 18 to 30 years
  • Must apply within a team about 3 to 5 members (one of the members should be proficient in the English language)
  • Applicants should have a business idea or leading business operated for less than one year.
  • Must not receive 100000 USD Dollar fund for the current business idea.

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 Required documents:

  • Team member’s information
  • Explanation of the problem you make solutions for
  • Describe your solution.
  • Why you willing to solve this problem
  • Online application form

How to apply:

Submit your idea/solution on the online application form

Visit the ALU website to gather more details

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