Author Archive: Anzisha Team
Last year’s finalists and winners were happy to share their tips for producing a winning application.
Anzisha Prize increases award to $100,000 and adds $7,500 fellowship; 2016 applications and nominations now open
After five years of success, the Anzisha Prize is investing further to find, celebrate and expand the award to the very youngest entrepreneurs in Africa.
Sirjeff Dennis was five when he witnessed a neighbour lose her seven-month old son to malnutrition, and it created a passion to fight hunger in his community.
The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, this week published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa.
“If we don’t stand up for the things that we are passionate about, then who will?”
Mabel Suglo shares how her grandmother’s leprosy inspired her to start EcoShoes in Kumasi.
Fabrice Alomo is the Cameroonian entrepreneur behind an innovative business that aims to solve many of the challenges surrounding online shopping in his country.
We talk to Anzisha’s Grand Prize winner from Nigeria about how he got into entrepreneurship and the problems he wants to solve.
“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.
Young entrepreneurs typically face exceptional challenges getting businesses off the ground.
The Anzisha Prize is thrilled to announce this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the 5th year of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship.