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Why should you apply?

The NxG Award was created in 2009 with the purpose of championing young entrepreneurial family business members. Building on 10 years of successful entrepreneurial stories, the Award fosters a community of young NxG entrepreneurs within the global network

 
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Grow your project 

Receive first-hand guidance from peers and actionable feedback from expert jury members, which includes senior business leaders, seasoned entrepreneurs, and academic experts 

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Join the community

FBN represents family businesses across 65 countries. Upon applying, you become part of the international FBN NxG community of entrepreneurs  

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Win the prize

All 3 finalists will get a free pass for the 2019 NxG Entrepreneurship day, the 2019 FBN Global Summit in India where they will gain exposure by presenting their project on stage, and they will receive coaching sessions by peers and experts. In addition, the winner will receive a free seat at a world class academic program

2019 Prize

All 3 finalists will get a free pass:

  • for the 2019 FBN Global Summit in India – 16-19 October 2019 and gain exposure by presenting their project on stage in front of 500 family businesses leaders

  • and for the 2019 NxG Entrepreneurship day - 29th Nov - 1st December 2019, Milan

 
 

In addition, every year, we partner with a world class business school offering tutorship and a free seat at a world class academic program to improve leadership and management skills. This year we are partnering with Babson College who generously offers:

  • to the three finalists: a complementary seat at the Babson Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp: “A Deep Dive for New Ventures.”

  • to the winner: coaching sessions to follow up on his/her project

For 100 years, Babson College has been at the forefront of business and entrepreneurship education. The College has a long history of educating family entrepreneurs. Since its founding a century ago, Babson has remained committed to strengthening family businesses. In April 2018, the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship was launched as a standalone hub of teaching, research, and innovative programs dedicated to advancing entrepreneurial families around the world, helping families create economic, social, and family value. The business, investment, and philanthropic activities of entrepreneurial families are significant drivers of the global economy. Consistent with Babson’s leadership in entrepreneurship education, and unlike any other school, Babson recognizes that families, not just family businesses, drive entrepreneurial behavior. This includes the support of multigenerational family businesses, family foundations, startups and acquisitions supported by families, spousal startups, entrepreneurial family members embarking on separate ventures, and many other value-creating family activities.  For more information, please visit  www.babson.edu/IFE .

For 100 years, Babson College has been at the forefront of business and entrepreneurship education. The College has a long history of educating family entrepreneurs. Since its founding a century ago, Babson has remained committed to strengthening family businesses. In April 2018, the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship was launched as a standalone hub of teaching, research, and innovative programs dedicated to advancing entrepreneurial families around the world, helping families create economic, social, and family value. The business, investment, and philanthropic activities of entrepreneurial families are significant drivers of the global economy. Consistent with Babson’s leadership in entrepreneurship education, and unlike any other school, Babson recognizes that families, not just family businesses, drive entrepreneurial behavior. This includes the support of multigenerational family businesses, family foundations, startups and acquisitions supported by families, spousal startups, entrepreneurial family members embarking on separate ventures, and many other value-creating family activities.
For more information, please visit www.babson.edu/IFE.

Previous winners

 

"I really wanted to challenge myself and try to compete against entrepreneurs all over the world."

Marc Antoine Brochard, 2015 NxG Award winner