This section contains thought leadership from the Anzisha Team about hot topics in entrepreneurship.
“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.
A sample of some of the 2015 Anzisha Prize applicants who are operating within the renewable energy and recycling space.
Here are five young entrepreneurs who are gaining a greater share of the value chain through manufacturing and processing activities.
Around 20% of applicants for the 2015 Anzisha Prize were pursuing ventures within education and youth empowerment. Here is a sample of some of the entrants.
A whopping 148 young Nigerians applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize this year – by far the most number of entries from any country. Here is a taste of some of the applicants.
This year, there are also a number of strong women candidates for the Anzisha Prize who are defining their place in the world of social entrepreneurship. Here is a sample of them.
“My parents would always say: ‘Chi, your destiny is in your own hands – if you want to be somebody in life, make yourself useful.'”
Entrepreneurship is challenging, and even more so in Africa. Here are tips from some leading young innovators on the continent.