Thursday, July 18, 2024

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Driving Change and Profit: Why Investing in Green Businesses in Africa Makes Sense

Image: Mathias Yabe at the AkoFresh ™️ farmer training. As the concept of sustainability gains more traction and...

Why Investing in Women-Led Businesses in Africa is a Smart and Impactful Choice

When it comes to investing, there are many factors to consider. From market trends to financial projections...

Enhancing Small Business Finance

Exploring new funding models is crucial because it enables SMMEs to overcome traditional barriers and can provide...

Nedbank’s 4-pillar strategy to support the green economy

Images: Nedbank, @Nedbank  Nedbank has launched its Green Economy Fund, starting off with a generous capital of R10-million.   According...

Anzisha Prize unveils four $10,000 grand prize winners

Tsanta Rakotoarimanga, Madagascar, founder of Mapwess awarded Revenue Growth Prize Rebecca Taboukouna, Togo, founder of RBK Pearls awarded...

Absa Bank buys stake in agri-tech start-up Khula!

Left-Right: Faisal Mkhize, chief executive for relationship banking at Absa Group. Abrie Rautenbach, Absa Group head of...

Unlocking venture capital deals in Africa through 500 Global

500 Global is a multi-stage venture capital firm with investments in Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Dubai and Riyadh, which...

3 questions investors ask very young entrepreneurs 

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with 70% of sub-Saharan Africa under the age of...

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...

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