Watch the 2018 Anzisha Prize Awards Gala Below!
Watch the Anzisha Prize Awards Gala to find out who will win $25 000 from this year's top 20 Anzisha Prize finalists today. Be inspired by the impact that very young entrepreneurs are making on the African continent.
2018 Anzisha Prize Grand Prize Winners
2018 Grand Prize Winner
2018 First Runner Up
2018 Second Runner Up
About the Anzisha Prize
The Anzisha Application are closed and will open in February 2019.
The Anzisha Program is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation that seeks to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of job generative entrepreneurs in Africa. We believe that a key to doing so is to test, implement and then share models for identifying, training and connecting high potential, very young entrepreneurs (15 to 22 year olds) so that many more organisations have better collective success in creating a pipeline of entrepreneurs with the capabilities for scale.
Strong Anzisha applications and recent investments signal dynamism of African youth entrepreneurship sector
The 2017 application season was extremely strong and competitive for the Anzisha prize. Over 800 young entrepreneurs submitted applications from across the continent. These young…
Click here to view full matrix For the past 7 years, the Anzisha Prize has reviewed thousands of business ventures in order to find…
Hailing from 14 countries, promising finalists to share US$100,000 Anzisha Prize 2017, Africa’s premier award for her youngest entrepreneurs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Fifteen young…
20 year old Aly is founder of Teens Club, a youth empowerment organization. Teens Club provides teenagers with a platform to develop themselves professionally by linking them up with experts, improving their skillsets, and providing a safe space for the expression of opinions and talents.
Project KIRIKU, a demonstration farm, is designed to create sustainable agricultural communities to minimize poverty by providing requisite skills, knowledge, and innovative technology, helping participating farmers and youth improve their agricultural yield through practice based learning.