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The Anzisha Prize platform is for for experts to share what works in entrepreneurship education and support across africa. 

Join us in the mission to create the best possible environment for very young entrepreneurs on the continent.

Access To Land, Prejudice And Poverty: Hurdles That 22-year-old Agripreneur Masello Mokhoro Is Conquering

While her peers were being carefree, a young Masello Mokhoro had already adopted the mindset of an entrepreneur. From selling soap with her grandmother to sweets and snacks at primary…

2020 Anzisha Prize applications launch with 10th year celebrations

PRESS RELEASE Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 February 2020 – Today, the Anzisha Prize–Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs – is excited to announce that the 2020 call…

Why younger entrepreneurs aren’t getting investment and what they should do about it

By Daniel Mpala It all comes down to a shortage of trust — says Chanzo Capital managing partner and Angel Fair Africa founder Eric Osiakwan, on why so few younger…

Looking for grant funding? Get a lawyer to read that agreement

By Daniel Mpala Very young entrepreneurs who get offered grant funding should consult with a lawyer before signing anything, advises Chanzo Capital managing partner and Angel Fair Africa founder Eric Osiakwan. Osiakwan was…

Here’s how ALA will get the Anzisha Scenario to become a reality

By Daniel Mpala Imagine a future where, in response to the challenge of youth unemployment, young Africans of high potential choose entrepreneurship as a career. Last month, African Leadership Academy…

Green energy entrepreneur talks conquering fear and building a strong team

“The reason why I am an entrepreneur is because I believe that entrepreneurship is a problem solving tool that can spur social, economic and environmental change within out continent.”

Eight thoughts on growing your business from five to 50 people

You’ve been nurturing your startup for a few years. You’ve established that there is a demand for your product or service, but now you need to grow the business.

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