We bring together global organisations and nimble technology start-ups across Africa to drive real innovation. Powered by our corporate partners, we accelerate high impact technology start-ups across Sub Saharan Africa, driving innovation, economic growth and social change.
We partner with corporates around the world looking to develop deep engagement with the start-up ecosystem across Sub Saharan Africa.learn more
We collaborate with top tier professionals from around the world that have worked in consulting, finance, tech or big business.learn more
We work with high potential start-up companies that are solving key social problems in Sub Saharan Africa.learn more
We support VC and impact investors active in Sub Saharan Africa with deal flow, due diligence and investment readiness.learn more
Iris have developed a platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to connect users with healthcare providers that match their needs. Their main focus is on mental wellbeing, using their chat bot platform to offer users access to the experts they need, in a country where there is still a significant stigma attached to […]
We spent an amazing week with the founders of Matibabu in Kampala in May 2018. Matibabu have developed a piece of kit that allows medical practitioners to diagnose malaria in a non invasive way. By shining a light through a patient’s finger, the type and severity of malaria can be assessed, and the relevant medicine […]
In November 2017, a team of financial experts worked with early stage agtech start-up Ghalani in Accra. The Ghalani team have developed an app that helps farmers manage all aspects of their value chains, targeting big commercial growers as their main customers. Our team spent time building out the company’s value proposition for corporate clients, […]
In September 2017 we brought a team of finance experts to Zambia to work with one of the country’s most exciting Fintech start-ups. Mangwee are building Zambia’s first affordable peer to peer mobile money platform, and have a vision that no one should be excluded from the financial system. Our team build a detailed financial […]
We’ve had professionals from the below companies come on our projects in the last year.
The two week experience really pushed me out of my comfort zone.
It allowed me to put myself in the shoes of an entrepreneur
Its been very exciting to learn about the E-Payments space in East Africa
The learning curve has been very steep and we managed to do a lot of work in just two weeks
We got really in depth with the entrepreneurs.
This experience really gave me confidence. I think it’s reinvigorated my interest in my own job
Find out what a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch investment banker learnt from her time on a project with The Baobab Network http://www.wharf.co.uk/news/business/what-canary-wharf-consultant-gained-12819252
We were featured in The Wharf earlier this month, sharing how we are disrupting corporate talent development http://www.wharf.co.uk/news/business/baobab-network-targets-canary-wharf-12819075
We spent two weeks in Nairobi working with Nawiri Nuts, a Macadamia Nut processing start-up. Read more about how they are balancing commercial growth with real social impact here: http://thebaobabnetwork.com/ourwork/
Find out how your employer can become more agile, disruptive and impactful at our event in London on 29th March. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on how to sign up.