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Should very young entrepreneurs enter pitching competitions, apply for grant funding?

مايو 23rd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala For some entrepreneurs, pitching competitions have made all the difference in their search for funding, incubation and other resources. But, is it…

Crucial that we pursue the Anzisha Scenario says Junior Achievement CEO

مايو 23rd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala We have an imperative to pursue the Anzisha Scenario, Junior Achievement CEO Elizabeth Bintliff has said. ALA’s Anzisha Scenarios green paper proposes…

Media coverage on very young entrepreneurs is disappointing

مايو 23rd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Is the media paying enough attention to very young entrepreneurs? African Leadership Academy (ALA) vice president of growth and entrepreneurship Josh Adler…

To achieve Anzisha Scenario, Africa must improve its education system

مايو 22nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Policy change in education is key to achieving the vision encapsulated by the Anzisha Scenarios, says Hustler Academy founder Sbu Leope. The Anzisha…

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

مايو 22nd, 2019 by

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

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

مايو 22nd, 2019 by

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…

Does entrepreneurship have a ‘branding’ problem in Africa?

مايو 22nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Junior Achievement CEO Elizabeth Bintliff, who was one of the speakers at last month’s Very Young Entrepreneur Education & Acceleration Summit in Johannesburg,…

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

مايو 21st, 2019 by

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….

Here are four things you need to know about the Anzisha Prize

مايو 10th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala While Africa continues to battle poverty and unemployment, the continent’s large number of young people could be key to solving many…

How ALA’s cashless system helps students learn about financial literacy

مايو 9th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala Pay a visit to African Leadership Academy’s (ALA) campus in Honeydew, Johannesburg and you’ll notice something very interesting — not a…

How ALA got award-winning airships startup founder going in business

مايو 8th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala For Spencer Horne — who today runs an award-winning logistics startup that uses autonomous airships to transport goods — African Leadership…

How Anzisha Scenario project aims to change way Africa supports young entrepreneurs

مايو 7th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala Africa’s youth could hold the key to the continent’s future — but the continent’s high joblessness makes it critical that more…