• Anzisha Prize 2016: Madagascan agropreneur wins $25,000

    Anzisha Prize 2016: Madagascan agropreneur wins $25,0000

    The Anzisha Prize in partnership with African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announced Heritiaina Randriamananatahina as the winner of this year’s edition of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship and a grand prize of $25,000. The 22 year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar is the founder of Fiombonana, an agro-processing enterprise that

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  • 10 places you can get seed capital for your startup

    10 places you can get seed capital for your startup0

    Village Capital Village Capital is a global venture firm that finds, trains and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems in agriculture, health, energy, education and financial services. It is already very active in Africa and looks set to scale up its activities after announcing the close of a US$17.7 million fund by its investment arm VilCap

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  • Anzisha Prize 2016: 12 finalists emerge

    Anzisha Prize 2016: 12 finalists emerge1

    Anzisha Prize is an African award for young entrepreneurs between 15 and 22 who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities which have created employment opportunities. The 2016 Anzisha Prize finalists were chosen from a pool of 550 entrepreneurs across 32 African countries to compete for

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