Beyond funding: African entrepreneurs also need mentorship
Ask most African entrepreneurs what their biggest challenge is and they’ll tell you that it’s funding. That’s...
5 lessons learnt from supporting very young entrepreneurs
Young entrepreneurs grow up in a world where technology and information change more quickly than ever. Information...
[Op-ed] Forget Silicon Valley: Adapting startup systems in the context of Africa
By Yegeta Tsegayetelila Yegeta Tsegayetelila is an Anzisha blog contributor whose focus is on exploring entrepreneurship and business...
FarmTime secures $50,000 through new revenue-linked matching fund
PRESS RELEASE - FarmTime Company Ltd, an exciting new entrant to the organic fertilizer market in Tanzania,...
Press Release: Top 26 young entrepreneurs in Africa selected for new three-year Anzisha Prize fellowships
Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs are soldiering on in the face of the pandemic Johannesburg, South Africa, 20 October 2021...
Breaking down funding barriers for young entrepreneurs
By Matilda Dibakwane. Matilda is the current Chief of Staff for the Anzisha Prize and spearheads the...
Anzisha Fellow joins world’s biggest Start-up incubator Station F
By Dolapo Adeyanju Matina Razafimahefa, a 23-year-old Anzisha Fellow and the CEO of Sayna – an innovative EdTech venture in Madagascar-was selected for this year’s Station F...
Do peers make better investors for young entrepreneurs’ businesses?
By Dolapo Adeyanju It’s no secret that some businesses fail. It’s a bumpy ride that is often lonely...
What it takes to be a young female entrepreneur in Africa
by Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong, Deputy Director of the Anzisha Prize programme; and Belinda Munemo is the Founder &...
Celebrating its tenth year, the Anzisha Prize awards its top honour to 21-year-old Egyptian entrepreneur
Johannesburg, South Africa – insert date of distribution – With a pool of talented finalists from more...
Celebrate 10 years of the Anzisha Prize on October 27th
Join us as we announce this year’s Anzisha Prize winners while looking back at the last ten...
What makes the 2020 Anzisha finalists special?
By: Lionel Tarumbwa In light of the pandemic, it has become apparent that the world needs businesses that...
Anzisha Prize announces top 20 very young African entrepreneurs as part of 10th year celebration
17 September 2020 - The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will...
Anzisha Prize launches mini-documentary series to enable educators around the world to share African entrepreneurship success stories
Educators can now share the journeys of very young African entrepreneurs in the #ItStartsWithYou series that highlights...
Smart farming: These apps bring agriculture to the forefront of technology
By: Sisanda Ntshinga Although farming plays such a crucial part in the African economy, it has not been...
Innovation hubs in universities powering Africa’s young entrepreneurial ecosystems
By Lionel Tarumbwa According to the Accra-based African Center for Economic Transformation, a policy think tank, almost 50%...
Pandemic defines a new direction for pitch competitions in Africa
By Dolapo Adeyanju “Virtual means borderless and this gives us a golden opportunity to unite the world...
How young African female entrepreneurs are defying the odds
By Lionel Tarumbwa Businesses started by very young women are likely to start from a lower base than...
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