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Re-purposing travel and event funding toward COVID-19 relief

By: Josh Adler I want to be clear — this is not a debate on whether conferencing, travel and events are the best ways for non-profits to spend money for impact. Let’s just acknowledge upfront that the true impact gains from travel and convening within the non-profit sector are both difficult to measure and deeply…

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New research points toward an investment in VERY YOUNG entrepreneurs to unlock peer-to-peer driven employment growth.

25 May 2020 – Investments in supporting successful transitions from school and university directly to entrepreneurship could unlock significant employment gains in Africa, this is according to a new research paper from the Anzisha Prize which has worked with very young African entrepreneurs for over a decade. To produce the report, the Anzisha Prize commissioned…

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Rediscovering your entrepreneurial spirit during a crisis

By Lionel Tarumbwa History has proved that periods of crisis are great breeding grounds for innovation and developments that propel our society ahead. The current pandemic has presented an opportunity for the rediscovery of the entrepreneurial spirit in business leaders. Joseph Schumpeter long ago argued that crises were seedbeds of innovation and entrepreneurship. On April…

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Anzisha Prize tackles COVID-19

By: Sisanda Ntshinga The coronavirus has brought with it a lot of uncertainty and has left us all feeling vulnerable. This is true even more so for young entrepreneurs who find themselves navigating through this pandemic that has caused many to re-evaluate how they do business during this time. The crisis has not only affected…

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