Opinions

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

Mixed Livelihoods: An increasing option for young African entrepreneurs!

July 25th, 2017 by

Mixed livelihoods was a term that I first heard during the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works Summit in Cape Town when I attended in 2015….

Should young entrepreneurs be lean thinking?

June 29th, 2017 by

Lean thinking has become a prominent topic of discussion since the popularisation of the Toyota Way as a form of operations management. The two have…

Is Your Marketing Bringing Results?

June 16th, 2017 by

How much do you spend on your marketing activities each month? For many small businesses, this is an unfamiliar number, although your financial statements might…

17 big bets for a better world – and how Anzisha has put its stake on one big one

June 15th, 2017 by

One highlight in the past month has been the launch of the Dalberg book titled 17 Big Bets for a Better World. The book is the…

Marketing: Tips and Tools for Reaching Your Target Market on Social Media

May 31st, 2017 by

When getting a business off the ground, spreading the word to your target market is key to business success. After all, how will your target…

Website Basics: A step by step guide on how to build your own website

May 28th, 2017 by

Often times, people are convinced that creating a website is difficult. This is true but the internet has created many quick tips, processes and templates…

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

May 23rd, 2017 by

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…

Choosing the Right Small Business Incubation Program as an African Entrepreneur

May 12th, 2017 by

In 1959, in an industrial warehouse in Batavia, New York, the first “official” business incubator was created by one Joseph Mancuso. Since then the idea has…

Senegalese Woman Entrepreneur Transforms Trash to Treasure

May 11th, 2017 by

Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that climate change has been created by mankind. Unfortunately, the poor global south, including Africa, will bear the brunt of the…

Anzisha Fellows in Expert Session on How to Create a Disruption-Proof Brand

May 10th, 2017 by

This week, Anzisha Fellows are in conversation with renowned marketer, brand manager and entrepreneur, Zanele Mobida, in an Expert-in-Residence session titled “Business Growth through Effective Marketing and…

Business Funding Opportunities for Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs

May 9th, 2017 by

Africa is the world’s fastest growing continent in terms of population and yet, The World Bank, quoted in this article, reports that to feed its…

Entrepreneur Support to help you grow your business

April 27th, 2017 by

The barriers, first to entry and then to growth, faced by young entrepreneurs especially in Africa are real and great in number. When faced with…