A growing community of investors are working with the Anzisha Prize program to understand how best to offer finance to VERY YOUNG entrepreneurs to enable their transitions from school to entrepreneurship and build deal pipeline for later stages.

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How can YOU invest more into a Very Young Entrepreneur (VYE)?

The Young Entrepreneurs Fund seeks inspire investors and institutions to invest significantly more VYEs. We will primarily do so by amplifying their investments through a matching debt fund to investors into the high potential, very young Entrepreneurs that have been selected and trained by a African Leadership Academy (ALA) program, but also by testing, implementing and sharing diverse models for investing in VYEs – to inspire and enable other institutions to build their own structures to invest in the very young. The Young Entrepreneurs Fund is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and the Omidyar Network.

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