Author Archive: Anzisha Team

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

May 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

May 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?

May 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

May 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

May 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

May 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

May 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

May 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…

Two Anzisha fellows recognised as emerging leaders for the Skoll World Forum 2019

April 2nd, 2019 by

Skoll World Forum 2019: Recognizing Emerging Leaders Ariane Campbell and Erin Harrington 19 March 2019 As we look forward to next month’s Skoll World Forum, the…

The Very Young Entrepreneur Education & Acceleration Summit – what to expect

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Are you curious about how African schools and universities are tackling education around entrepreneurship, or interested to know how the continent is…

This Ugandan entrepreneur is out to prove that social enterprises can be profitable

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Twenty-one-year old Joan Nalugeba’s dreams of a world without malaria — and the Ugandan entrepreneur believes her company’s mosquito repellent soap will…

From just $20 in seed capital Sierra Leonean teen creates thriving business

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala For many it is impossible to think of starting a business without having thousands of dollars in seed capital. Not so for…