Gibson Muriuki: Joining GrowthAfrica’s accelerator team to grow Kenyan SMEs

Gibson was born and raised in central Kenya and held a vision of changing the story for Pan-African social enterprises by creating an enabling SGB Ecosystem. He joins GrowthAfrica as a Growth Catalyst, supporting the GrowthAfrica accelerator programme.

Gibson is an Economics and Finance Professional with over 7 years of experience in Accounting and Finance, Corporate Finance and Investment Management. He previously worked with SMEs in the Healthcare sector, Agriculture sector, Logistics and Financial service on product design and validation, business modelling, Fundraising and business growth strategy.

Before joining GrowthAfrica, Gibson worked as an Investment Manager for the East African region at Villgro Africa for 4 1/2 years. He had great success in conducting due diligence for early and growth-stage social enterprises in Healthcare, structuring a high-risk impact-focused investment, and providing business technical support towards Investment readiness. Before Villgro Africa, he worked as a Junior Financial Analyst at Fledge-Africa Advisory Limited and a freelancing accountant.

Gibson is passionate and committed to building the Pan-African startup ecosystem for the ideation process, actualisation and development of thriving, sustainable social enterprises.

I am committed to changing lives at the base of the pyramid through innovative social enterprises.

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