Anzisha Prize 2021 for Africa’s Top Young Entrepreneurs

Have they created a micro-farm in your community?

Are they solving medical or environmental problems with clever solutions that are in demand?

Each year, Anzisha select 20 leading youth entrepreneurs like these to become Anzisha Prize Fellows.

Anzisha Prize seek to identify and support role models like Andrew Mupuya and the entrepreneurial ecosystems that nurture them..

Make sure the stories of amazing young people in your country are celebrated!

You play the biggest role in shaping them, and we invite you to share their success with us! Nominate the top entrepreneurial talent from your country to receive the financial and networking support they need to succeed.

The Anzisha Prize is Africa’s biggest award for her youngest entrepreneurs aged 15 – 22 years, and hands out over USD $100,000 every year in prize money to entrepreneurs from all over the continent.

The Anzisha Prize isn’t awarded for great ideas or business plans – it recognises young entrepreneurs who are operating for-profit and non-profit ventures that demonstrate: ingenuity; scalability; and a social impact.


Do they meet this criteria?

  • Between the ages of 15 and 22?
  • Are they running an established venture, delivering value to a few customers?
  • Are they involved in the strategy and operations of their venture?
  • Has the venture demonstrated some impact already?
  • Are they already earning a revenue, or reaching beneficiaries with the potential to improve (both ‘for-profit businesses’ or ‘not-for-profit’ ventures qualify).

It Starts With Your Vote Of Confidence:

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What Happens After You Nominate A Young Entrepreneur?

Nominees for the Prize still have to submit an application. Your nomination is an endorsement, a recommendation letter on behalf of the candidate. Candidates submit an application that gives full information about their business, enabling them to be evaluated for participation in the fellowship. The nominee receives an email letting them know that they have been nominated, and also a reminder to apply for the prize as soon as applications are open.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Anzisha Prize 2021

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