Entrepreneurs in Residence

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Live and breathe like an entrepreneur


Our world-famous Entrepreneurs in Residence programme immerses global talent into tech start-ups in Africa for intensive, high impact, five-day projects.

Learn about innovation from entrepreneurs who are changing the world


Alongside the high impact consultancy work that we do, our internationally renowned Project Managers run workshops and training sessions in three core areas:

Design Thinking and Lean Methodologies
Bootstrapping and Lean Methodologies
Building Social Businesses

“An unexpectedly super experience. I love numbers, but this experience taught me how they can be used to create magic – stories, narratives and value propositions for start-ups.”

Aditi Phadnis

JP Morgan, Mumbai

OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS, WE HAVE HAD EIR PARTICIPANTS FROM 55 GLOBAL CORPORATES, INCLUDING:

Corporate Logos

68


participants have come through our EIR programmes

54


top global corporates have been represented

23


countries around the world have been represented

7605


hours of support have been given to tech start-ups across Africa

Upcoming programmes


Spend a week immersed in an early stage tech business in Africa, driving business growth and learning from world class entrepreneurs.

Addis Ababa

Innovation in ETHIOPIA

Addis Ababa

1st - 5th April 2019

In April, we will be working with two exciting early stage start-ups in Ethiopia. Addis Ababa has an emerging tech scene, though a lack of infrastructure and funding remain key challenges. We’re looking for a high calibre team to join us for the week, making a positive impact to this nascent ecosystem.

Deadline for applications is 8th March 2019.

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Scale Up Kenya

Nairobi

10th - 14th June 2019

In June, we’ll be back in Nairobi working with two tech companies that are looking to scale. Nairobi has become one of Africa’s leading tech hubs, with new innovations in key sectors like health, financial services and food leading the way. We’re looking for a global team to help drive this growth forward.

Deadline for applications is 3rd May 2019.

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Entrepreneurs in Residence, Nairobi

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