Africa

African Leadership Academy’s Big Plan for Very Young …

In this Video,  ALA’s VP of Global Programs, Josh Adler, shares ALA’s vision for developing young African entrepreneurs at the ALA Decennial Celebrations. Josh...
Sihle Magubane
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Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016 

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with an estimated 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24. But despite fast...
Sihle Magubane
47 sec read

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

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