Author Archive: Anzisha Team

ANZISHA PRIZE ANNOUNCES THEIR TOP 20 YOUNG AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS FOR 2019

Setembro 16th, 2019 by

Meet Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs whose ideas are reimagining the future of the continent. Johannesburg, South Africa – After months of searching the African continent, the Anzisha…

Can entrepreneurial parents inspire their children to follow in their footsteps?

Setembro 6th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Does it make a difference who your parents are if you’re looking to start a business? To what degree do parent’s influence…

Encourage entrepreneurial mind set at young age to beat joblessness says expert

Setembro 4th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala South Africa’s unemployment rate is sitting at a scary 11-year high. In the second quarter, it stood at 29%, up 1.4 percentage…

Here’s what goes on behind Anzisha’s Prize winner selection process

Setembro 4th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Ever wondered how the winners of the Anzisha Prize are selected? The prize, an initiative of the African Leadership Academy and the Mastercard Foundation, aims…

Easyburse set on being go to platform for students seeking funding, jobs

Julho 19th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala In recent years, South Africa has been rocked by a series of “Fees Must Fall” protests which has seen students across the…

Investors are knocking at the door of tech startup founder who once sold wire cars

Julho 18th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala 24-year-old South African, Karidas Tshintsholo may have grown up in a shack —selling wire cars— but his agritech startup Khula! is now…

University incubators, hubs young African entrepreneurs should know about

Julho 18th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala When Njabulo Mthanti, 22, registered his business last year he was keen to join the University of Pretoria’s business incubator TuksNovation as…

Tips from four young African entrepreneurs on running start-ups

Julho 3rd, 2019 by

Tips from four young African entrepreneurs on running start-ups By Daniel Mpala Running a business, no matter how old you are, is no easy feat….

People thought award winning entrepreneur was ‘crazy’ when he started business

Julho 3rd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Would you still pursue an innovative business idea if those in your community thought you were crazy to try? This is exactly…

Award has helped give social enterprise wider recognition says former refugee

Julho 3rd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Before she arrived at Kyaka II at the age of nine, former Rwandan refugee Vanessa Ishimwe had a “wonderful life”. After fleeing Rwanda…

Here’s how Uganda’s RideLink grew its revenue by pivoting from a B2C to B2B model

Julho 3rd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala A pivot from a business-to-consumer (B2C) to a business-to-business (B2B) model helped Ugandan on-demand transport service RideLink grow its revenue says founder and head…

ALA alumni, Anzisha Fellows set to benefit from $500k Young Entrepreneurs Fund

Julho 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala African Leadership Academy (ALA) alumni, Anzisha Fellows and individuals who have participated in any of ALA’s programmes are set to benefit from…