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How 25 year old co-founder of PrepClass secured a third of a million USD

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…

Innovative Nigerian tutor aggregator experiences exponential growth

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.

MTV Africa boss shares seven tips for business success

“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.

Meet four young business people pursuing their passions in Nigeria

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.

Young art entrepreneur on not giving up and making herself ‘useful’

“My parents would always say: ‘Chi, your destiny is in your own hands – if you want to be somebody in life, make yourself useful.'”

How Cape Town-based Funda wants to change the way we learn

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…

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