Africa

Strong Anzisha applications and recent investments signal dynamism of …

The 2017 application season was extremely strong and competitive for the Anzisha prize.  Over 800 young entrepreneurs submitted applications from across the continent.  These...
Stephen Fox
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Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Take on Bold Challenges

  Click here to view full matrix For the past 7 years, the Anzisha Prize has reviewed thousands of business ventures in order to...
Sihle Magubane
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Fifteen Emerging Young African Entrepreneurs Will Put Their Talent …

Hailing from 14 countries, promising finalists to share US$100,000 Anzisha Prize 2017, Africa’s premier award for her youngest entrepreneurs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Fifteen...
josh
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Mixed Livelihoods: An increasing option for young African entrepreneurs!

Mixed livelihoods was a term that I first heard during the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works Summit in Cape Town when I attended in...
Melissa Mbazo
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Should young entrepreneurs be lean thinking?

Lean thinking has become a prominent topic of discussion since the popularisation of the Toyota Way as a form of operations management. The two...
Melissa Mbazo
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17 big bets for a better world – and how Anzisha …

One highlight in the past month has been the launch of the Dalberg book titled 17 Big Bets for a Better World. The book is...
Grace Kalisha
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Policies with a Purpose: Government policies that support entrepreneurship …

Being an entrepreneur is pretty tough. The challenges that you face are either internal, external and in some cases, they are forces that you...
Melissa Mbazo
3 min read

Some surprising misconceptions about youth entrepreneurship in Africa, and …

I recently attended a very informative session hosted by African Development Bank (AfDB), sharing their newly published strategy on Jobs for Youth in Africa....
Grace Kalisha
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Four promising young businesspeople from African frontier markets

There are some frontier markets in Africa that have only seen one entrepreneur apply for the Anzisha Prize – and we decided to highlight...
Anzisha Team
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