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GrowthAfrica picks 19 for speedier starts

Published on March 29, 2016

GrowthAfrica,  an incubation hub that works with local and international companies to grow their businesses, has selected 19 Kenyan and Ugandan startups as part of their 9th acceleration programme in Nairobi and Kampala  

According to a press release issued last week, out of nearly 500 applications, nine startups in Kenya and 10 in Uganda were selected to participate in the two acceleration programmes to grow high-impact East African startups.

The cohort-based acceleration program in Kenya started on March 9th, the one in Uganda on March 15. Both programmes will be six months and equip entrepreneurs with skills and knowledge on business and growth strategies, business models, and access to investment. 

GrowthAfrica was founded on the basis of proactively contributing to the social and economic growth of African economies through strengthening of the competitiveness of local enterprises. Read more. Source | East African Business Week