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Portuguese-speaking Africa’s young entrepreneurs hoping to make it big

This year the Anzisha Prize has seen a notable increase in applicants from Portuguese-speaking African countries – mainly Mozambique and Angola.

Anzisha Prize increases award to $100,000 and adds $7,500 fellowship; 2016 applications and nominations now open

After five years of success, the Anzisha Prize is investing further to find, celebrate and expand the award to the very youngest entrepreneurs in Africa.

Survey provides glimpse into the world of young entrepreneurs in Africa

The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, this week published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa.

How Africa’s top young entrepreneur for 2015 wants to solve the jobs crisis

We talk to Anzisha’s Grand Prize winner from Nigeria about how he got into entrepreneurship and the problems he wants to solve.

Nigerian job placement technology entrepreneur wins Anzisha 2015 Grand Prize

The Anzisha Prize is thrilled to announce this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the 5th year of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship.

Stellar keynote speaker and judges lined up for Anzisha Prize 2015 Africa youth entrepreneurship awards

The Anzisha Prize is proud to announce a celebrated youth advocate as keynote speaker for Anzisha Prize Awards Gala for 2015.

Meet Africa’s top young entrepreneurs for 2015

Here are this year’s top 12 finalists for the Anzisha Prize, and why they deserve to be in the running for the title of Africa’s top young entrepreneur in 2015.

Francophone Africa’s young contenders for the Anzisha Prize

Three young entrepreneurs from francophone Africa who applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize.

The perks and opportunities of being an Anzisha Fellow

Anzisha Fellows have access to some of the best educators and coaches in the world for young entrepreneurs.

Anzisha Prize launches incubation programme for young African entrepreneurs

The initiative will see 40 entrepreneurs receive professional business consultation services this year.

Anzisha Prize judges share what they look for in the next generation of innovators

“I look for someone who is passionate about their business or cause. Despite their limitations they have a tenacious spirit and a can do attitude. They have a vision for themselves for the future accompanied by a good idea,” says Naadiya Moosajee, co-founder of SAWomEng in South Africa.

Os empreendedores mais jovens de África podem ganhar 75 000 $ ao candidatarem-se ao Prémio Anzisha de 2015

Após o sucesso inicial, o Prémio Anzisha está em expansão para dar mais apoio a jovens empreendedores e organizações associadas de modo a impulsionar o crescimento económico pan-africano até 2020.

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