Africa's biggest VENTURE BUILDING FELLOWSHIP for her youngest entrepreneurs

Anzisha Prize is a three-year fellowship for young African entrepreneurs between 15 and 22 years old. We identify, equip young people with tools and resources to run successful businesses and celebrate their entrepreneurial endeavours. 

We invest deeply in storytelling 

To create a meaningful movement, telling impactful stories matter. We don’t just develop and connect young entrepreneurs; we create and share stories about their exceptional journeys to inspire others to follow in their footsteps. From the visual to the written word, every entrepreneur’s story is an important aspect of their success.


Ali Ould Mohamed

About Ali Ould Ali ould Mohamed was born into a modest family in northern Mali in the region of Gao...

Akpe Kevin Edorh

Improving emergency response through technology enabled platforms. After experiencing the death of a close relative who had passed away in an accident where emergency responders where slow to take action, Akpe made it his mission to transform emergency response services in Togo.

Barclay Paul Okari

Barclay Paul Okari of Kenya is one of the co-founders of Safi-pads, which produces, markets, and sells inexpensive, reusable and washable sanitary towels for women and young girls in his country, enabling better school attendance.


Our Venture building fellowship is one of Africa’s biggest programs for her youngest entrepreneurs aged 15 – 22 years.

If you are a young African Entrepreneur trying to grow your small business or you’ve created something that provides you and your friends with an income, we would love to learn more about your venture.

Application TIMELINE 2023

Applications open

24 October

Applications close

27 November

Evaluation of Applications


May 2023

Finalists announced

June 2023

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