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About Us

Setup a Startup is dedicated to catalyzing the growth of the African startup ecosystem. We believe that startups have the power to transform economies and drive sustainable development. Through our ecosystem building efforts, we foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and resource mobilization to create an environment where startups can thrive. We provide support, mentorship, and access to funding and market opportunities, enabling entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into successful ventures. Together, let’s build a vibrant and inclusive ecosystem that propels Africa’s innovation revolution.

Our Approach:

Creating a Conducive Environment: Ecosystem Building for Entrepreneurial Success

At Setup a Startup, we take a holistic approach to ecosystem building, focusing on key pillars that drive entrepreneurial success:
Access to Resources: We provide startups with access to a wealth of resources, including funding opportunities, mentorship programs, business development support, and networking platforms. Our goal is to ensure that startups have the necessary tools and support to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities of the African market.

Knowledge Sharing: We foster a culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing within the ecosystem. Through workshops, masterclasses, and collaborative events, we empower entrepreneurs with the latest industry insights, best practices, and innovation trends. By promoting a culture of knowledge exchange, we enable startups to stay ahead of the curve and drive innovation.

Collaboration and Networking: We facilitate connections between startups, investors, corporates, and industry experts. Our networking events, meetups, and pitch sessions create opportunities for startups to showcase their ideas, build strategic partnerships, and secure funding. We believe that collaboration is key to unlocking the full potential of African startups and driving meaningful impact.

Policy and Advocacy: We actively engage with policymakers and stakeholders to advocate for policies that foster an enabling environment for startups. By championing favorable regulatory frameworks, we aim to remove barriers to entrepreneurship and create a supportive ecosystem that encourages innovation and economic growth.