KIEP - STARTUP SAVANNA
The International Acceleration Process, known as Startup Savanna, is a sub-component under component 1 of The Kenya Industry and Entrepreneurship Project (KIEP) funded by the World Bank Group and implemented by the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development (MoITED). Led by GrowthAfrica, in partnership with Nairobi Garage and ANDE as the implementing consulting firm.
Startup Savanna aims to connect the Kenyan ecosystem to international experts, investment, and support infrastructure, contributing to job creation, GDP growth, digital transformation, and sustainability.
Startup Savanna objectives
Startup Savanna seeks to expose 1000 Kenyan startups through international events and conferences, and to match 175 Kenyan startups to mentors, investors, international accelerators, and corporates by:
IDENTIFY, CONNECT, ACCESS, AND TRANSFORM!
Startup Savanna seeks to identify the best Kenyan startups, connect them to a global network of mentors, investors, and corporate partners to transform them into successful ventures on the international stage while positioning Kenya as Africa’s leading innovation and startup destination.