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Earlier this May, 25 year old Chukwuwezam Obanor, 2014 Anzisha Fellow and co- founder of PrepClass.ng notified us of his latest selection into the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund. Selection…
While the Prize has already received well over 500 applicants, only around 5% of these are from entrepreneurs in North Africa – mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.
“Don’t ever rest on the laurels of what you created today because there is always somebody else trying desperately to create more, do something better,” says Alex Okosi.
A whopping 148 young Nigerians applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize this year – by far the most number of entries from any country. Here is a taste of some of the applicants.
“My parents would always say: ‘Chi, your destiny is in your own hands – if you want to be somebody in life, make yourself useful.'”
Just a few hours before I sat down for an interview with Kola Olajide, his company Funda signed a US$100,000 deal with a top university in South Africa. Kola Olajide…