Apply for the $100,000 Anzisha Prize for Young African Entrepreneurs


Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs is excited to announce that the 2020 call for applications is now open. Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared prize of US$100,000.

In addition to the cash prize, selected entrepreneurs will join 120 previous winners and become Anzisha Fellows, receiving business consulting support and coaching services by a team of industry experts. They also gain access to the Young Entrepreneurs Fund – a catalytic matching fund designed to strengthen the credibility of very young entrepreneurs through investment.

The grand prize winner will receive US$25,000, the 1st runner-up US$15,000, and 2nd runner-up US$12,500. Every finalist receives US$2,500.

Young African entrepreneurs between the ages of 15-22 years old, who are running job generative businesses, are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: March 31, 2020

Apply here: Anzisha 2020

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