This section contains thought leadership from the Anzisha Team about hot topics in entrepreneurship.

The Anzisha Prize: Combating the challenges facing young entrepreneurs

March 5th, 2014 by

Entrepreneurs in Africa typically face a wide variety of challenges, most notably access to finances, investor confidence and lack of infrastructure. But for the continent’s youngest entrepreneurs, these challenges are even more severe.

Young Ugandan creates business management app for SMEs

February 20th, 2014 by

Ugandan Titus Mawano is the 23-year-old entrepreneur behind Ffene, an award-winning business management platform for African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that assists with accounting, customer and inventory management.

Want to apply for the Anzisha Prize? Here are some tips from past finalists

February 13th, 2014 by

A look at last year’s finalists and what made their application stand out in the Anzisha Prize selection process.

Entrepreneurs – Collaborate, don’t compete! (The results of our #GEW event)

January 12th, 2014 by

What happens when you put amazing young entrepreneurs and mentors into a room for a great debate? You get an amazing collection of knowledge! We…

How Laetitia Mukungu started her own farming business at the age of 14

December 12th, 2013 by

Laetitia Mukungu is not your average teenager.

Malawi-based entrepreneur has big plans for property listing site Pakwathu

December 4th, 2013 by

Gonjetso Chinyama is a young entrepreneur based in Malawi. His advice to other budding entrepreneurs is to not be afraid of failure.

Eight thoughts on growing your business from five to 50 people

November 28th, 2013 by

You’ve been nurturing your startup for a few years. You’ve established that there is a demand for your product or service, but now you need to grow the business.

Anzisha Fellow Guest Blog: Mahmood Oyewo

March 9th, 2013 by

More than 6 months have passed since I attended the 2012 Anzisha Final in Jo’burg. I have been able to achieve some considerable feats due…

WeBuilt Nigeria Video

February 17th, 2012 by

We:Built Africa is a project that merges great design with community needs. In this video Ada – founder shows her feature product the carry-go table.