Anzisha Effect

Read stories from the Anzisha Prize team and the ecosystem that supports and champions entrepreneurship of very young entrepreneurs across Africa.

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How To Manage Teams As A Young Entrepreneur, Solving A Problem

Meet Noreen Mutavhatsindi, a young entrepreneur who embodies the spirit of achieving greatness through her passion and determination. From the moment she began to speak,...

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...

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...

The Anzisha Scenario – A future where students of high potential choose entrepreneurship as a career

The term “4th Industrial Revolution” has come to embody the conversation around the future of supply-side of the jobs debate -skills and education. We hope to drive new research, discussion and policy around the demand-side of employment by deeply exploring entrepreneurship as a career -particularly for students of high potential.

Do peers make better investors for young entrepreneurs’ businesses?

By Dolapo Adeyanju It’s no secret that some businesses fail. It’s a bumpy ride that is often lonely and sometimes yields no results. Is this...

How young people are reshaping entrepreneurship

Natalie Moyo joined the Anzisha team in early 2021. As a Portfolio Manager, she works closely with the young entrepreneurs in the fellowship. In this article, she reflects on what...

Encouraging very young entrepreneurs to use the strength of their weak ties

By Tanya Mutepfa ( Young Entrepreneur Portfolio Manager at The Anzisha Prize) Seven years ago, I came across a book that in my opinion shaped...

Sustainable SMMEs key to Africa’s economic revival

Five important things young entrepreneurs must know to attain business sustainability Many entrepreneurs, especially those who are young and inexperienced, have very little understanding of...

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