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.


Martin Masiya

About Martin Martin is a young Malawian entrepreneur and youth leader, passionate about developing his country and creating jobs. His...

Farah Emara

Livening up interior spaces with creative murals and wall art Farah is an artist and student from Cairo with a deep desire to uplift the creative economy in Egypt. She is the founder of Jidar Wall Art, a non-profit collective that harnesses the power of art to transform interior spaces into works of art. The company recruits artists to paint customized murals and re-design interiors for various businesses.

Vanessa Zommi

Meet Vanessa Zommi, whose vision is to see the Buea community develop a tea drinking culture and be healthier and happier, while managing diabetes.


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 2024

Applications open

10 August

Applications close

10 October

Evaluation of Applications


Feb 2024

Finalists announced

June 2024

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