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Identifying the right users before scaling

Lessons from Alain Nteff, African healthtech entrepreneur Gifted Mom: Tackling maternal and child mortality through mobile technology Each year in Africa, a quarter of a...
Sihle Magubane
5 min read

Supporting Young Entrepreneurs: What Works? Youth Business International

Commissioned by Youth Business International & EY, this report highlights 10 key lessons in what works in supporting young entrepreneurs. It highlights imperatives such...
Sihle Magubane
17 sec read

Unleashing Africa’s Agricultural Entrepreneurs: Tony Elumelu Foundation

The agriculture sector represents Africa’s greatest opportunity to drive inclusive, sustainable growth, and one of the few sectors with the potential to lift millions...
Sihle Magubane
35 sec read

Women’s Entrepreneurship: How to Measure the gap between …

  This paper analyzes data on female and male entrepreneurship that were collected by the World Bank Group’s Entrepreneurship Database. Recognizing the importance of...
Sihle Magubane
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Africa Must be Nourished by Africans

Chickens are a key player in African Development. In his passionately delivered acceptance speech, Ibrahima Ben-Aziz Konate, 2017 Anzisha Grand Prize Winner opened with...
Sihle Magubane
1 min read

Young Emerging Entrepreneurs Share Anzisha Prize, Africa’s Premier …

22 year old, Ibrahima Ben Aziz Konate from Cote D’Ivoire takes Anzisha Grand Prize African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation are pleased to announce...
Anzisha Team
2 min read

Laying Solid Foundations for Entrepreneurial Success

Too often, most budding  entrepreneurs think: “If I have the right idea, at the right time, I will be able to attract the customers...
Sihle Magubane
1 min read

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