Kenya is home to some of the most successful startups in Africa and the global leader in mobile money transfer services. “The idea of mobile banking was born in Kenya,” said Calestous Juma, the director of the science, technology, and globalization department at Harvard. M-pesa, the mobile payment system was invented in 2007. Can you imagine how many brilliant startups are sprouting without the world knowing about them? We are dedicated to create a database of startups in Kenya to feature in our upcoming platform with the aim of promoting them and to inspire future entrepreneurs in Kenya and surrounding regions. Founders, Co-founders are encouraged to submit their startup information here for free.
Realising the dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur is a glorious achievement, however, in order to achieve this dream one has to work hard, make lots of sacrifices and make room to learn. If you are looking for tips and guidelines, motivating stories of successful entrepreneurs, look no further. We hope to inspire you as well as provide an index of all founders in Kenya. You deserve to be known by the world!
With the introduction of co-working spaces and tech hubs, entrepreneurs now have access to workshops, working spaces, high level networking possibilities and easy access to seed funding. Incubators assist in creating a conducive working environment where you can be amongst like minded, driven individuals. We hoping to work together with Kenya’s tech & business incubators. We will soon upload profiles of these incubators, contacts, events and happenings and connect startups backed by them.
Accelerators in Kenya
Mentorship is key to startups, fortunately, Kenya has very active accelerators that help you to make wise decisions as you grow to become a successful entrepreneur.