CAPACITY BUILDING FOR BUSINESS INCUBATORS: Great meeting today with a delegation from Q Point B.V, Hawassa University, Pwani University and Kenya School of Agriculture on GrowthAfrica’s advisory services with the product, incubation in a box, aimed at building the capacity of incubators to better serve and support entrepreneurs and startups into growing businesses.
KICKING OFF ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM COLLABORATION: The Association of Startup and SME Enablers of Kenya (ASSEK) is now registered. Its first meeting held at Strathmore University was well attended by peers, government and potential partners.
A great start and major step for the industry growth. We look forward to ASSEK as a platform to build the industry capacity, foster and support collaboration and partnerships within the ecosystem as well as external organisations.
GrowthAfrica is ready to join and support the collaboration that will make our industry grow and ultimately see us serve Kenyan entrepreneurs better.
A huge congratulations and thanks to our ecosystem peers for making ASSEK come true. For more information and interest in membership please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN UGANDA: Today we were honoured to host winners of the Rising Woman Initiative (a business proposal writing competition by dfcu Bank) which Lynette Akol, one of our Uganda portfolio companies from cohort 3, won. dfcu Bank has organised the tour to Kenya for training and exposure.
CAPACITY BUILDING FOR BUSINESS INCUBATORS KWALE COUNTY EDITION: Great meeting today with a delegation from Kwale County Department of Tourism, Trade and Enterprise Development.
They were bench marking our business advisory services which feature our product, dubbed incubator in a box.
The meeting was aimed at building the capacity of incubators to better serve and support entrepreneurs and startups into growing businesses.
GROWTH ACCELERATOR MALAWI OFFICIAL COHORT UNVEIL: In collaboration with MHub, we are proud to announce the 11 ventures selected for the Growth Accelerator Malawi. This programme is funded by UNDP Malawi and the Royal Norwegian Embassy. Congratulations 🎉🎉