Anzisha Prize

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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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
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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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Anzisha Prize to Ecosystem: Fight Bias Against Women in …

Meet Ifrah Arab, 20 from Kenya, founder of SuperMom, a last-mile distribution company which employs women and makes sustainable products easily accessible to them...
Fanta Traore
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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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The young women entrepreneurs looking to champion Africa

While in the past there have been a lot fewer women applicants for the Anzisha Prize than men, history also shows these young women...
Anzisha Team
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Thinking like a CEO: Why a 19-year-old is winning …

Tom Osborn has a humble manner about him, which is surprising since, at the age of 19, he has already been recognised as one...
Anzisha Team
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