GrowthAfrica and Uhasibu Announce Strategic Partnership To Support Startups.

Nairobi, Kenya. — 28/08/2014

For immediate Release

GrowthAfrica and Uhasibu today announced a strategic partnership to address the critical accounting and financial software needs of East Africa’s start-ups and SMEs.

This partnership combines GrowthAfrica’s knowledge and experience spanning over a decade of accelerating high impact businesses and leverages on Uhasibu’s tools and technology to grow   start-ups to scale.

With this strategic agreement, GrowthAfrica’s startups will get free MiniERP online accounting software for six months and thereafter get it at a subsidized fee, dedicated service and product & financial and accounting training with Uhasibu leaders

 “Many SMEs operate without keeping books the first few years, relying on the cash/bank balance to determine the business progress,” said Michael Pedersen, CEO, Uhasibu. “Our partnership with GrowthAfrica exemplifies Uhasibu’s vision to support East African SMEs with management tools to help free up otherwise strained resources that can be re-deployed to the business for the their growth.”

“We are extremely pleased to work more closely with Uhasibu to strengthen our startups’ financial management systems, said Patricia Jumi, MD, GrowthAfrica.” This partnership underlines GrowthAfrica’s commitment to provide entrepreneurs with the very resources they require to grow their ventures into strong commercial businesses.”

About PlusPeople Kenya
Pluspeople Kenya Limited, the company behind Uhasibu & MiniERP focuses on offering cloud-based IT solutions to such companies in East Africa to help them manage and run their small and medium sized businesses in East Africa more efficiently.

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About GrowthAfrica
GrowthAfrica through the GrowthHub strategically accelerates high-impact businesses that innovatively contribute to Africa’s social and economic progress in different sectors through cohort based programs, strategic advice and access to investments.

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