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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Starting Small: Big Ideas, Limited Finances 

Are you a young dreamer with big ideas but little to no money to spare? Entrepreneurship is often regarded as a path filled with...

Anzisha Prize Unveils Four Grand Prize Winners, Each Awarded $10,000 for Outstanding Achievements 

Tsanta Rakotoarimanga, Madagascar, founder of Mapwess awarded Revenue Growth Prize  Rebecca Taboukouna, Togo, founder of RBK Pearls awarded Job Creation Prize  Renata Silva, Angola, founder of...

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.

The Hub of Economic Transformation | 2021 Top Empowerment Conference

The Anzisha Prize has partnered with TopCo, South Africa’s leader in business research, recognition and networking, for the upcoming Top Empowerment Conference taking place...

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...

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