Entrepreneurs in Residence

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Live and breathe like an entrepreneur


Our world-famous Entrepreneurs in Residence programme immerses global corporate 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 51 GLOBAL CORPORATES, INCLUDING:

Corporate Logos

62


participants have come through our EIR programmes

51


top global corporates have been represented

23


countries around the world have been represented

7245


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

“Switching the side of the table, from fund manager to start-up member, was an eye-opening learning experience and I highly recommend it to any professional.”

Dom Weller

Octopus Investments, London

Upcoming programmes


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

Idea to Start-Up Ghana

Accra

15th - 19th October

In October, we will be running a programme out of our Ghana office, focused on exciting, early stage tech businesses in Accra. Ghana has become a hotbed of innovation in the last three years, and Accra now has one of Africa’s most advanced tech ecosystems. We will be spending a week helping two of the region’s most high impact start-ups develop their propositions and grow.

Deadline for applications is 15th September 2018.

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Ghana Project
Kenya Project

Blockchain in Kenya

Nairobi


26th - 30th November


In November, we will be taking a team of global consultants to Nairobi to work with two of Kenya’s most exciting blockchain start-ups. Blockchain has amazing applications across key industries like finance, agriculture and health, and we are excited to work with some of the region’s most exciting tech founders building solutions in the space.

Deadline for applications is 28th September 2018.

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