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    Uganda's Investment Guide is out now!
    Investors, entrepreneurs, innovation hubs, government actors and other innovation ecosystem players gathered on the 19th of August 2022 in Kampala for the launch of the Investment Guide Uganda.
    News Article — August 26, 2022 — Alina Schlesinger
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    Deep Dive Africa II– More than 500k USD raised
    Startups, from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda participated in Deep Dive Africa II. Startups worked collaboratively to drive global investor interest and increase funding opportunities.
    News Article — August 19, 2022
  • Startups in Africa pitch their smart cities ideas at the demo day in Rwanda for the Smart Cities Innovation Programme
    22 African Smart Cities Startups Pitch their Ideas
    The Smart Cities Innovation Programme had a successful online-pitch event, where the participating startups from across the Continent were able to showcase their achievements and investment readiness.
    News Article — June 29, 2022
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    ii2030 -Co-creation Phase Workshop
    With an interactive two-day workshop facilitated by Endeva and the Rwandan Ministry for ICT and Innovation, the co-creation stage of tThe Rwanda Smart Cities Edition of the ii2030 was commenced.
    News Article — June 29, 2022
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    Ecosystem resilience requires resilient innovation enablers
    The COVID-19 pandemic has had adverse effects on the development of entrepreneurship ecosystems.
    News Article — January 20, 2022
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    i4Policy: a toolkit and progressive entrepreneur ship policy
    The entrepreneurship policy toolkit, developed by i4Policy with support of GIZ, has proven itself as a useful knowledge repository.
    News Article — January 20, 2022

What we do

With our partners, we co-create strong foundations for innovation by empowering African #InnovationEcosystems. We encourage startups, innovation enablers, and political partners to connect, exchange, and scale digital solutions.

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Our goal

Our goal is to make these #InnovationEcosystems future-ready – to build a resilient environment for digital visionaries and their partners. So, they can create impactful change in Africa – socially, environmentally, and economically.

OUR PARTNERS

Creating impact with a strong network

Since the start of our project we have been collaborating with a network of strong allies from innovation enablers to the private sector, civil society and policy makers.