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10 great funding opportunities for African entrepreneurs

When interviewing entrepreneurs in Africa for my blog, one of the recurring challenges mentioned is access to finance.

So I have compiled a list of 10 different foundations and entrepreneurship awards that are open to African start-ups, and that can offer a much needed boost of capital and/or business support/advisory. 3,228 more words


Women Entrepreneurs among Anzisha Prize top finalists

 A total of five female entrepreneurs have made it to the Anzisha Prize finalists this year. Hidaya Ibrahim, 21, co-founded an education venture that organizes capacity building activities for students to increase their critical thinking, analytical research and writing skills. 736 more words

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Four young African agri-preneurs seizing opportunities in farming

Over 500 of Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize. The competition, which recognises and celebrates entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22, will be announcing this year’s 12 finalists in upcoming months. 629 more words