Anza Accelerator

12 months of full-scale business acceleration services.

 

 

 

 

Who we’re looking for

1. You Are In-Market or Have a Track Record of Success

  • Business model is viable 
  • Business is operating

 

2. You Are Committed & Serious About Growing Your Business 

  • Working full time (or desire to be) on your business

3. Your Business is Delivering a Social Impact Beyond Employment

  • Product or service improves the lives of low/middle income families
  • Including large numbers of low/middle income families in the business supply chain

Services We Offer

Anza entrepreneurs get access to all of the standard services PLUS one of the additional premium Services.

 

  • Standard Services

    Bankable Business Plan

    Our Business Development Team works closely with the entrepreneur to provide a tailored business plan suiting the needs of each entrepreneur. All plans will include detailed financial statements.

  • Strategic Consulting

    After creating your business plan, we are in a unique position to identify the strategic challenges and opportunities that your enterprise is facing. Our Business Development team will create a strategic consulting package tailored to your specific needs and support you through important business decisions.

  • International Professionals

    We pair our clients with expert business mentors who provide in-person, one-on-one advising for 4-12 weeks. Mentors from across the globe help to implement accounting systems, develop marketing strategies, improve supply chain management, prepare businesses for investment, and more. 

    (Learn more about becoming an International Professional with Anza)

  • Single & Multi Day Business Trainings

    Anza’s comprehensive trainings offer a practical way for business leaders to learn new skills that they can apply directly to their companies. We offer weekly workshops in topics such as business finance, accounting, marketing, operations, and management, taught by expert faculty.

  • Loan Fund Eligibility

    Through an exclusive partnership with our partner Loan Fund, Anza entrepreneurs can apply for debt financing with below market interest rates. These loans are only available to clients who have met the funds independent requirements. 

  • Additional Support Services

    Entrepreneurs will also have access to a range of additional services such as access to probono legal support from our partner TrustLaw, research advisory, fundraising support and more.

  • Premium Services

    Brand and Website Design

    Anza’s design team will build your brand and increase the exposure and reach of your company. With website design, logo creation, business cards, and advertisement and marketing support, this popular package will turn your company into a known and trusted brand.

  • In-Depth Finance and Accounting Support

    Having a strong finance system is essential for any company, and particularly for entrepreneurs. Our dedicated team of finance experts is able to assist you in all aspects of setting up or improving your company’s financial system – from advising on software, training on bookkeeping, designing internal controls and independent examinations of your finances.

  • HR & Management Systems

    Our HR & Management package supports the modern manager in key strategic decisions, such as hiring key staff, developing staff recruitment plans, and building performance evaluation systems.

  • Business Process Improvements

    Our experienced professionals will perform thorough reviews of your production or other business processes, identify areas of potential efficiency and recommend realistic solutions to improve output and reduce costs.

  • Investment Advisory

    Through the Investment Advisory package, we will get you ready for larger scale investment. Our specialized team will support you on researching potential investors, pitch development, proposal writing, and intensive personal coaching to take your business to the next level.

The Anza office is based in Moshi with plans for expansion into Arusha this year. In order to get the maximum benefit from our services we recommend that you are within a reasonable travelling distance from one of the offices.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about how we can help you to grow your social business then please contact us at info@anza.co.com

  • “I wanted to see a clear business plan, clear accounting procedures and processes and ways and means to reach networks. Ordinary consultation for these services were way too expensive and when Anza came our way they had just the right custom made solutions for the problems we wanted solved”
    John Mugo – Microhealth Initiative
  • “Since I joined Anza, I have learned a lot, especially on the financial part of the business. Anza helped me to identify unit production costs, what to prioritize when making financial decisions, proper record keeping and at large a bankable business plan”
    Abigael Leina – Vyonne Enterprises
  • “[Anza] Offers highly valuable services to social enterprises which is highly needed”
    Robert Mafie – Affordable Computers & Technology for Tanzania
  • “Their enthusiasm, energy and expertise on the different aspects of scaling-up a social business has motivated me to tackle the challenges and to continue my journey”
    Jasmijn Bleijerveld – Jasmine Bee
  • “In a low period for our business, Anza discovered us and gave us legs to run. Safe Water Ceramics of East Africa has been able to network with like-minded individuals and organizations, obtain needed resources, and is poised for substantial growth”
    Tracy Howkins – Safe Water Ceramics of East Africa
  • “I met Anza team one year a go and they were able to bring our company from idea in mind to an operational company. Through their business developers we were able to realize possibilities and impossibilities to make our social business grow”
    Steve Martin – Image Impact
  • “I enjoy working with them very much. They are a value add organization. We are so glad to be there partners! Individually our success and growth is a result of working together with Anza”
    Jeff Hollister – Sikubora