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Are you curious about how African schools and universities are tackling education around entrepreneurship, or interested to know how the continent is celebrating and supporting young entrepreneurs?
Then you’ll want to attend the inaugural Very Young Entrepreneur Education & Acceleration Summit which takes place on 15 April in Johannesburg at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton.
The summit is an initiative of the Anzisha Prize, in partnership with the African Leadership Academy (ALA) and Mastercard Foundation and is aimed at educators, investors, entrepreneurs, corporates and policy makers from across the continent.
Confirmed speakers and panellists include Anzisha Programme executive director Josh Adler, Quartz Africa editor Yinka Adegoke and E Squared investment principal Llewellyn Fredericks. In addition, nominees of the Anzisha Prize ecosystem awards will also speak at the event.
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The Anzisha Prize seeks to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of job generative entrepreneurs in Africa, and is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation. Through Ventureburn, they hope to share inspirational and relatable stories of very young (15 to 22 year old) African entrepreneurs and the people that support them. [learn more]