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Les candidatures au prix Anzisha 2023 sont ouvertes!

Tous les détails importants à connaître pour les jeunes qui dirigent des entreprises génératrices d’emplois en Afrique 30 entrepreneurs seront sélectionnés pour participer au programme de bourses et les entreprises doivent être opérationnelles en Afrique. Les anciens participants ont créé plus de 2500 emplois, levé des capitaux et remporté de nombreux prix du secteur. La…

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The 2023 Anzisha Prize Applications are open!

Every important detail to know for young people running job-generative enterprises in Africa  30 entrepreneurs will be selected to join the fellowship program and businesses must be operational in Africa  Past participants have created more than 2500 jobs, raised capital, and won numerous industry awards  The deadline to apply is 27 November 2022.  The Anzisha…

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Celebrating very young entrepreneurs: Stories from the frontlines

By Didi Onwu Didi Onwu is the Communications and Stakeholder Relations Associate for The Anzisha Prize. For the past three years, she has been at the forefront of leading storytelling campaigns celebrating young African entrepreneurs and has positioned them as protagonists in their success.  It is getting easier to tell stories of young African entrepreneurs,…

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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, has secured funding through a debt instrument designed to incentivize investors to back younger entrepreneurs. The $50,000 round was led by Umsizi Fund, which triggered a guaranteed match from the Young Entrepreneurs Fund (YEF). The company recycles and…

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Breaking down funding barriers for young entrepreneurs

By Matilda Dibakwane. Matilda is the current Chief of Staff for the Anzisha Prize and spearheads the Young Entrepreneurs Fund. She reflects on the impact has had on Anzisha fellows since its launch. FACT: Access to finance is difficult for any entrepreneur. It is particularly difficult if you are very young, with deep credibility and trust factors…

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Think Like a Parent, Act Like a Coach

Nolizwe Mhlaba leads the Anzisha Prize’s work to support the individuals who are likely to wield the most influence over young people’s decisions to pursue entrepreneurship: teachers and parents. In this article, Nolizwe reflects on why parents should care about entrepreneurship. In our ten-year reflection, Unlocking Africa’s Hidden Job Creators, we reiterated our belief that entrepreneurship…

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