2021 Anzisha Prize: A Chance To Win $100,000 To Grow Your Business
Are you a young African entrepreneur looking for ways to create sustainable solutions to some of the biggest problems faced in your community? Are you trying to grow a small business? If yes, then you can apply for the 2021 Anzisha Prize.
This is Africa’s biggest award for its 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.
Prize information for applicants include;
- Monetary Reward of a shared amount of $100,000;
- $2,000 access to a world- renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on engagement and performance;
- $2,500 worth of support from consulting and mentorship services.
- $2,000 worth of fees for Global speaking events or Experts in Residence support;
- $1,000 worth of access to Regional Indabas across the continent.
To be selected as one of the Anzisha Fellows, you have to demonstrate at least two of these very important qualities:
- You are the leader of your venture and you drive both venture strategy and operations.
- You spend at least 20 hours a week (or more) on your business and plan to continue to do so after selection.
- Applicants must be between 15 and 22 years old. Applicants should be born after November 1, 1998 or before October 31, 2004 to be considered.
- Applicants must have an ID document or Passport to present as evidence.
- Individuals who apply must be one of the founding members of a business (for example, 2 or 3 co founders who started a business together).
- Applicants must be nationals of an African country with a business based in Africa for African customers/ beneficiaries.
- Applicants business must be up and running.
- The Anzisha Prize is not for great ideas or business plans – applicants must have already started, and be able to prove it!
- Applicants have time to get started now and have tangible results to share before applications open.
- Applicant business, invention or social project can be in any field or industry (science and technology, civil society, arts and culture, sports, etc.).
- Any kind of venture is welcome to apply.
For more information, visit https://anzishaprize.org/apply/