Startup Kenya Summit

About the Summit

The startup Kenya track focuses on startups, from across the country, aiming to showcase and link the most promising startups to investors and funders; provide linkages and information on ecosystem support available to startups.
This is in line with Kenya National Innovation Agency's mandate of supporting enterprises that emerge from research and ideas to commercialization.

Target Audience

Angel Investors Kenya Revenue Authority Private Sector BMOs All KIW Delegates Startups Counties Venture Capitalists All ecosystem actors
Thematic Track Leader

Florence Kimata

Business Reforms Specialist - Ministry of East African Community and Regional Development

Objectives

  1. 1. Showcasing Innovation

  2. 2. Startup Handholding

  3. 3. National Innovation Awards

  4. 4. Enhancing Interoperability

  5. 5. Mindset shift & Skills Development

  6. 6. KIW County Edition

  7. 7. Sustainable Startup Support Program

Expected Outcomes

  1. Recruitment and Training of Angel Investors

  2. Policy Announcement on tax rebates for individual and corporate investments in early stage startups

  3. Establishment of a private sector led National Innovation Fund backed by GOK

  4. Create awareness on the legal, administrative and digitization reforms which have been implemented to facilitate ease of doing business

  5. Link startups to local and international investors

  6. Launch of the Startup Kenya program which will coordinate the support framework to startups by various ecosystem players

  7. Launch of a live ecosystem map

5
Days
4
Summits
101+
Sessions
61+
Renown Speakers
18+
Pre-Events
15
Partners