“We want to create an environment where startup entrepreneurs can leverage knowledge, technology and funding opportunities to solve problems facing emerging markets” - Sam Gichuru (Founder Nailab)
Our acceleration programs have enabled 400+ startups gain access to mentorship and investors. We aim to help startups that work with us develop sustainable growth. Nailab has over 8 years of developing acceleration programs together with our partners, both in Africa and around the world. They are; UNFPA, Jack Ma Foundation, Good-up, Close The Gap etc For More Information
In the 8 years working with entrepreneurs in Africa, we have developed capabilities to equip our founders & business owners with finance, operations, legal and funding skills. We have trained over 500 entrepreneurs and target 100,000 in the next 10 years online and offline. Some of our startups are: herdy Kejamove Acquired Wezatele etc For More Information
Nailab community comprises of Entrepreneurs, Developers, Investors, Development Partners and the Private Sector. Be a part of our ecosystem and stay updated on the latest entrepreneurship events and opportunities from our partners, build networks & get invited to attend our events and learning opportunities. Click here to register
“I love seeing how the raw versions of businesses walk into Nailab and we take them to the next level.” Sarah Kajuju, The Next Economy Coach
The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation with a mission is to identify and spotlight African entrepreneur heroes and their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. Partner Jack Ma Foundation. Learn more .
The Next Economy empowers youth in Nigeria, Mali, Somalia and Kenya to unleash their talents, build their confidence and hone the skills they need for a successful career in a job or as an entrepreneur. To accommodate the diverse ambitious of young people entering the labor market, together with our local partners we offer three different programs: Make it Work, get started and build your business.
LEAP² is an online platform for jumping the digital divide and LEAP to the next level. The innovations close the digital gap through the use of information and communication technology (ICT) for economic development. LEAP² aims to facilitate the digital transition, create (self-) employment and promote socially responsible entrepreneurship. .
Nailab and partners reach across Africa
The A Team
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