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10 Key Finance Terms for Entrepreneurs

Successfully raising capital for a new venture is extremely difficult.  Initially, friends and family may form a significant component of investment, but approaching more...
Stephen Fox
1 min read

Entrepreneurship, African Development and the Anzisha Prize

Young people represent the fastest growing demographic in Africa. Many are already economically active—some motivated by necessity to help their families. With access to...
Anzisha Team
1 min read

Africa’s Youth at the Forefront of Africa’s …

Disruptive digital innovation is transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new target markets and unprecedented consumer choice.  So how are Africa’s young entrepreneurs contributing and...
Anzisha Team
1 min read

3 things you need to know about the Rise of …

Did you know that Africa’s youth population is set to more than double by the year 2055? Yes, you read that correctly, double, in...
Anzisha Team
2 min read

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
3 min read

3 Fundamental actions for youth entrepreneurship support in Africa

Over two-thirds of sub-Saharan Africans are under 25. This is also the same group that experiences chronic underemployment. A lot, perhaps too much emphasis...
Sihle Magubane
2 min read

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
2 min read

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
1 min read